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Aircraft Altimeter, English, Before 1918

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Inventory Number: 12990
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Place Created: United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: An altimeter or an altitude meter is an instrument used to measure the altitude of an object above a fixed level. This Aircraft Altimeter has a metal body and circular glass face which displays two scales one from 0-10 and the other from 10-16. Face can be rotated by using metal knop outside the glass.
Primary Inscriptions: 'THOUSAND FEET' 'W. [arrow] D.'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003. Purchased for the Elliott Collection at Maidstone Market by Ron Bristow.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Metal
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
48 115 mm

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