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A selection of aircraft instruments and cockpit equipment from the Gertler Collection.

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US altimeters
US altimeters

WWI U.S. Curtiss Aeroplane , and U.S. Air Service Tycos Altimeters.

Rim-wind US aircraft clocks
Rim-wind US aircraft clocks

Two Rim-wind WWI U.S. aircraft clocks. Wind & set by turning the forward bezel.

Aircraft clocks
Aircraft clocks

5 assorted aircraft clocks, ll-WWII U.S.;
center-French WWI;lr-WWI U.S. Air Service Signal Corps.

German altimeter
German altimeter

WWI German 0-8000 meter Aircraft altimeter, new in original box from G. Luft, Stuttgart.

100 WWI German aircraft tachometers
 100 WWI German aircraft tachometers

A great shot from our acquisition of over 395,000 piece of WWI German and Austro-Hungarian aircraft items. Over 100 WWI German aircraft tachometers-approx. 18 different types. Some new with original dated inspection tags.

German/Austro-Hungarian aircraft cockpit light
German/Austro-Hungarian aircraft cockpit light

Extremely rare WWI German/Austro-Hungarian aircraft cockpit light. As used in Albatros and similar planes.

Cockpit light in Austrian Albatros
Cockpit light in Austrian Albatros

Photo showing a similar cockpit light in upper left corner of an Austrian Albatros.

Austro-Hungarian throttle housing
Austro-Hungarian throttle housing

Rare, original WWI Austro-Hungarian throttle housing for the A-H built Albatros.

Austro-Hungarian throttle housing
Austro-Hungarian throttle housing

Another view of the WWI Throttle housing with the back mounting plate.

Bosch hand-crank starting ('Anlass') magneto
Bosch hand-crank starting (

Side & front views of the Bosch hand-crank starting ('Anlass') magneto as used in almost all German and A-H WWI aircraft cockpits. Turning the crank handle would generate a strong electrical spark to the ignition wires to "boost" the engine start-up.

Booster mag with flat face
Booster mag with flat face

Another Booster mag with flat face, instead of curved.

Two WWI U.S. Oil pressure instruments
Two WWI U.S. Oil pressure instruments

Two WWI U.S. Oil pressure instruments.

WWII German tachometer
WWII German tachometer

WWII German tachometer for Bf-109 Messerschmitt. Part # FL20227.

German magneto switch
German magneto switch

WWI German magneto switch for Gotha & multi engine bombers, “R” class.

French rim-wind clock
French rim-wind clock

WWI French inst. board clock. Rim-wind.

German inclinometer
German inclinometer

WWI German aircraft glass-tube inclinometer, same as exhibited at Musee de L’Air.

Bosch magneto switch (front)
Bosch magneto switch (front)

Bosch magneto switch WWI German bombers. Front view.

Bosch magneto switch (side)
Bosch magneto switch (side)

Bosch magneto switch WWI German bombers side view.

French Water temperature gauge
French Water temperature gauge

WWI French Fournier/Chenu Water Temp gauge as used with Hispano-Suiza and other water-cooled engines.

Engine cowling fasteners and compression relief valves
Engine cowling fasteners and compression relief valves

Selection of WWI engine cowling fasteners and compression relief valves.

German aircraft instrument board placards
German aircraft instrument board placards

Misc. spare, original, WWI German aircraft instrument board placards of metal and enamel. Rare artifacts.

Morell Phylax tachometers
Morell Phylax tachometers

WWI German and A-H, 0-1600 RPM Morell Phylax tachometers by Julius Drach.

German air and oil pressure instrument board placards
German air and oil pressure instrument board placards

Two types of original WWI German etched metal air and oil pressure instrument board placards.

French hand-crank booster magnetos
French hand-crank booster magnetos

Various views of original WWI French hand-crank “C.G.M.: Eole booster magnetos as used in WWI French cockpits to assist starting the engine.

French hand-crank booster magnetos
French hand-crank booster magnetos

The same WWI French booster magnetos after a simple cleaning.

Cowling fasteners
Cowling fasteners

Two types of WWI cowling fasteners. Top are original German (out of stock). Bottom are French “type” and suitable for aero or auto use.

German Fokker type seat belt
German Fokker type seat belt

Original WWI German Fokker type seat belt. Note the round attach clamps for tubing.

Assorted French aircraft instruments
Assorted French aircraft instruments

Six assorted French aircraft instruments circa early 1930s enquire for details.

Six more assorted French aircraft insts of 1930s
Six more assorted French aircraft insts of 1930s

Six more assorted French aircraft insts of 1930s.

French aircraft clock
French aircraft clock

WWI French aircraft clock, also suitable for British or U.S.

Austro-Hungarian spring loaded fuel gauge
Austro-Hungarian spring loaded fuel gauge

WWI Austro-Hungarian spring loaded Absolute fuel gauge by Muller. Vienna. Beautiful porcelain enamel face.

German banking instrument
German banking instrument

WWI German banking instrument. Liquid has dried.

banking instrument
banking instrument

WWI German banking instrument. Liquid has dried. Another version.

German original inclinometer
German original inclinometer

WWI German original inclinometer. Colored fluid in glass tubing shows angle of nose.

German/A-H water-pump greasers
German/A-H water-pump greasers

Two types of WWI German, A-H, water-pump greasers. Pilot turned handle in cockpit, to force grease to lubricate the water-pump on Mercedes & other water-cooled engines.

Assortment of German fittings
Assortment of German fittings

Assortment of various original WWI German fittings, clamps, filters, wire pulls.

Assortment of German fittings
Assortment of German fittings

More original WWI German aircraft hardware, attach fittings and wire pulls.

French recording tachometer drive
French recording tachometer drive

WWI French recording tachometer drive for Hispano engines. Numbers in cylinder keep running count.

Kohler
Kohler

Modern Kohler, quality aircraft engine primers, new in box for most light planes.

Kohler
Kohler

Modern Kohler, quality aircraft engine primers, new in box for most light planes. As above.

German cowling fasteners
German cowling fasteners

Original spring-loaded WWI German cowling fasteners. Used on Albatros and other Mercedes powered aircraft to connect and fasten cowling panels and absorb engine vibrations. Extremely rare. Have enough for several sets.

Wilhem Morell altimeter
Wilhem Morell altimeter

The classic Wilhem Morell 0-8000 meter black face altimeter, widely used in many WWI German aircraft.

Morell Phylax tachometer
Morell Phylax tachometer

WWI German aircraft Morell Phylax tachometer-widely used.

Morell Phylax tachometer
Morell Phylax tachometer

Another view of the Morell Phylax that should be ideal for modelers to download and rescale for their model cockpits.

U.S. oil pressure gauge
U.S. oil pressure gauge

WWII U.S. oil pressure guage. New in original box.

High-quality Parker primer
High-quality Parker primer

Vintage aircraft high-quality Parker primer. New condition.

High-quality Parker primer
High-quality Parker primer

Vintage aircraft high-quality Parker primer. New condition.

German ring & wire radiator pulls
German ring & wire radiator pulls

Rare & unusual WWI German aircraft artifact - Original WWI ring & wire radiator pulls. They were used in pairs-one on each side of cockpit-by pilot to adjust the opening of the spring-loaded radiator shutters on many water-cooled fighters.

U.S. rim-wind aircraft clocks
U.S. rim-wind aircraft clocks

two WWI U.S. rim-wind aircraft clocks.

Scott Oxygen unit
Scott Oxygen unit

A modern cockpit’s Scott Oxygen unit, new in box or overhaul box.

100 German and Austro-Hungarian aircraft tachometers
100 German and Austro-Hungarian aircraft tachometers

Over 100 Original WWI German and Austro-Hungarian aircraft tachometers. 18 different types.

Austro-Hungarian von Petravic aircraft tachometer
Austro-Hungarian von Petravic aircraft tachometer

Very Rare WWI Austro-Hungarian von Petravic 0-1600 rpm aircraft tachometer.

Water temperature instrument
Water temperature instrument

WWI & twenties aircraft water temp. instrument with bulb and working.

German bomber or Zeppelin altimeter
German bomber or Zeppelin altimeter

Large original WWI German bomber or Zeppelin Altimeter. O-8000 meters (approx 25,000 feet ) by C.P. Goerz.

 

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