Dated 1943 or 1945 Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Altimeter in Bakelite Case

Dated 1943 or 1945 Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Altimeter in Bakelite Case

Code: empg20000ca

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ARTIFACT: This is a Canadian-made altimeter, possibly dated either 1943 or 1945, and most likely used by the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. The dial is numbered 2 through 18 (there is an unnumbered mark for 20) and reads ALTITUDE "1,000 FEET".

VINTAGE: Circa World War II era.

SIZE: Approximately 3-7/16" in height and 3-1/4" in width and 3-3/16" in depth.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bakelite case, glass, steel.

ATTACHMENT: Five bolts with nuts.

MARKINGS: STI-1044 and ACA PATENTED and CAUTION DO NOT BLOW IN TUBE and a Canadian Aircraft Instruments & Accessories Ltd. tag with serial number 43148 and reference number 6AA-145 (all on reverse); CANADA 6AA-145 and CANADIAN AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTS & ACCESSORIES LTD. LEASIDE ONTARIO at center of face.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Royal Canadian Air Force collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX05 VABEX12/10 SLHEX8/16 SLFJX12/16 psFEX12/16

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine-Very Fine): Altimeter has some small pieces of Bakelite missing and some light abrasions to the glass and areas of tarnish.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.