Forward portion of cockpit canopy, and intact instrument & gauge panel of a WWII era Republic P-47 Thunderbolt. The P-47, nicknamed the "Jug", was one of the largest and most expensive fighter aircraft of its time, formidably armed with four .50 caliber machine guns on each wing. Highly effective in air combat, and devastating to ground targets, the P-47 was utilized in virtually all theatres of WWII by the US, as well as UK and other Allied forces. Forward canopy is complete with rearview mirror and plexi glass panels, with no cracks or damage. The panel is complete with all gauges, labels, as well as Mark 8 gunsight, and is mounted in a finished oak stand for display. Makes for an excellent presentation of WWII aeronautical engineering and combat history.
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