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ARTIFACT: This is a 1944 dated navigator's dead reckoning computer Type AN 5835-1 used by both the United States Army Air Forces and Navy during World War II in its original pigskin case. A rotating disc connected at its center to a stationary disc both show different combinations of altitude and air speed when dialed to certain points. Both discs are affixed to an underlying tablet providing correction factors to help aid the pilot further.
VINTAGE: Circa World War II.
SIZE: Approximately 11-1/2" in length and in 5-3/4" width (in case).
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cardboard computer, with metal hardware, clear cellophane; pigskin case.
ATTACHMENT: Wire loop on computer; slot on back of case.
MARKINGS: ORDER NO. (11-107) 44-10837 MANUFACTURER'S PART NO. 100 J.B. CARROLL COMPANY; ROBERT W. HART written on case.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. STORE VEX11 LGEX7/11
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The computer is in great condition with little wear and the case has some light to medium wear.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.