Clinometer Sight Mk IV

Accession Number REL31084.001
Collection type Technology
Object type Artillery Accessory
Physical description Brass
Place made Australia
Date made 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Brass and steel Clinometer. Used for sighting a fixed line of fire for 13 Pounder and 18 Pounder field guns or a Vickers Machine Gun. The top of the clinometer sight contains a spirit level with brass winders at each end that can depress or elevate the sight from twenty degrees depression to twenty degrees elevation. There are two spring loaded brass claws to facilitate attachment to the chosen weapon system.

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