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Lot 76

Wallace & Tiernan WWII FA-112 Altimeter

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Description

This is a portable altimeter manufactured for the War Department in 1943-44, for field topographical use, manufactured for the Corp of Engineers by Wallace & Tiernan Products, Inc., Belleville, New Jersey. The instrument is ruggedly housed in a solid wood box ( 6˝" x 6˝" x 4" tall), reinforced with metal strips. Corners of the box are protected with metal trim. The lid is hinged with a metal closure. Attached is a canvas hand carrying handle. On the bottom of the box is a slide-out metal plate with a hole for mounting the device on a wall and the initials "U. S." stamped on the back. Inside the lid is a nomograph. The face of the altimeter is enclosed in thick, clear plastic. Untested but looks to be in working condition.

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18%

Estimate $80 – $120
Starting Bid $40
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11:00 AM - Apr 04, 2012
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