You are bidding on a FANTASTIC example of a WW2 Imperial Japanese
Navy Model 2 Turn & Bank Indicator, as used in many of the Japanese Front Line Fighters and bombers such as the A6M5 Type 53/63 “Zero”, A7M1 “Sam”, J7W1 “Sinden”, J2M1 Model 21 “Raiden”, and others!
This instrument measured the current Turn and of the aircraft by the use of air pressure. It was located on the main instrument panel of the Mitsubishi 53/63 A6M5 Zero, Kyushu J7W1, Mitsubishi A7M1, Aichi M6A1, Aichi B7A1, Ki-115(NAVY TYPE), Kugisho P1Y1, Aichi B7A1, Aichi E16A1, Nakajima C6N1, Mitsubishi A7M1 Model 33, Kugisho D4Y1, and Mitsubishi J2M1.
Made of aluminum and steel, this indicator is of late war manufacture. It still retains 95% of it’s original finish, and features a mid-war Type 3 Aluminum Data plate, clearly indicating the model, manufacture, and production number. It also features an anchor marking, and the dial still glows when UV light is applied! Like most Japanese instruments, this gauge is VERY rare and would be a SUPERB addition to any Japanese Instrument Collection!
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Most of my items are vintage, and as such are AS-IS, so you must therefore expect a degree of wear due to age and/or usage. I will describe each auction to the best of my knowledge and take as many photos necessary to ensure you are pleased upon receiving your item. All sales are final, so please make sure your questions are answered to your satisfaction before you purchase.
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Although my passion is the Me109, I do offer many other German Aircraft (Fw190, Me262, etc.), as well as USAF and Japanese items. Occasionally I do offer many non-vintage items such as prints and art relating to the time period. As a private collector myself, I am constantly on the lookout for historical memorabilia, authentic photographs, artwork or anything unique relating to military aircraft.
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