Steampunk Industrial Lamp / Aircraft WW2 Navigation Instrument / Aviat

Steampunk Industrial Lamp / Aircraft WW2 Navigation Instrument / Aviation / #1508


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This lamp has sold, but we have one more of these antique identical compass tuners,  we can have it done and shipped in 2 weeks.  
  • Lamp #1508
  • Each lamp has a unique serial number and signed, (serial numbers can be tracked on our website) 
    • Copyrighted design, We will register this design with the copyright office as a work of art/sculpture
  • Amazing antique Aircraft Radio Compass tuner used for navigation during ww2
    • This unit is part #BC-433C, which is part of a radio compass system (SCR-269) used for direction finding and homing.
    • These systems were commonly used on American bombers during the war.
    • A radio compass is basically a radio receiver connected to a directional antenna. It allows the airplanes navigator to determine the direction of a distant transmitter. A second bearing to another transmitter allows the aircraft’s position to be determined 
    • The SCR 269 system, was installed in aircraft such as the heavy bomber B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-29 Superfortress, and medium bombers and transport aircraft
    • We are unable to confirm if this actual unit flew, but based on documentation/evidence we can make a very good tie to these planes during ww2
  • Industrial power on/off pull chain switch 
  • Assembled with various plumbing pipe fittings, some new and some old
  • Stands ~21" tall, 8w x 10d  very solid and well built, weighs about  16lbs
  • Three wire power system, with approved connectors and wiring, with a ground wire added for safety
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