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6A/3373 - Exhaust temp gauge

6A/3373 - Exhaust temp gauge

£120.15

6A/3373 - Exhaust temp gauge
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Ki-Gass priming pump - Large Type

Ki-Gass priming pump - Large Type

£100.00

Brand new, in original makers wrappings, similar to the well-known 2nd World War Spitfire/Hurricane type, but were made for Centurion tanks.
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5C/898 - Buttons Push

5C/898 - Buttons Push

£16.88

5C/898 - Buttons Push, Ex mod Military electrical spares and aircraft Spare parts

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5C/1267 - Cover Type A

5C/1267 - Cover Type A

£28.95

5C/1267 - Cover Type A, Ex mod Military electrical spares and aircraft Spare parts

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Mk. I Watch Holder and felt backing to take Mk. IV or V watch (fitted to most 1st WW British a/c)*

Mk. I Watch Holder and felt backing to take Mk. IV or V watch (fitted to most 1st WW British a/c)*

£75.00

Mk.I watch holder, complete with felt backing for Mk. IV and V aviation pocket watches. Used on virtually all 1st WW British aircraft.*

Please Note: Watch not included.
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AGS 895-1 - Crowbar or cable holding clips

AGS 895-1 - Crowbar or cable holding clips

£5.00

These are original AGS items and not modern incorrectly shaped billiard cue holders
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Establishments BARBET General Catalogue, 1925

Establishments BARBET General Catalogue, 1925

£36.00

Establishments BARBET General Catalogue, 1925.
Manufacturer of chemical production equipment.
No front card cover.
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Refractory Service With Particular Reference To Boiler Furnaces, 1933

Refractory Service With Particular Reference To Boiler Furnaces, 1933

£24.00

Refractory Service With Particular Reference To Boiler Furnaces, 1933.
By John Walker.
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Braby of Britain Catalogue, c. 1960

Braby of Britain Catalogue, c. 1960

£27.50

Braby of Britain Catalogue, c. 1960.
For manufacturers of metal structures and parts - structural architectural items.

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Martonair Control Valves Catalogue, 1957.

Martonair Control Valves Catalogue, 1957.

£12.00

Martonair Control Valves Catalogue, 1957.
Section B. Missing rear cover but with extra inserts and letter from Martonair's Technical Department.
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RF-84F Flight Range Guide Cards

RF-84F Flight Range Guide Cards

£31.00

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak.
One set of 40 unused Flight Reference Cards in original packet, dated 5 Feb 54. Each card is 7" x 4.25" and made of rigid white plastic.
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Hawker Nimrod II K3661 (G-BURZ)

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Hawker Nimrod II K3661 (G-BURZ)

Hawker Nimrod II K3661 (G-BURZ) info

Hawker Nimrod II K3661 (G-BURZ), currently owned and operated by the Historic Aircraft Collection (HAC) at Duxford airfield in the UK

This aircraft is very different to the Nimrod I, in that it has swept wings, a tail wheel, a very complex steam condensing cooling system and a gas start system. The engine was more powerful also, a Kestrel VI engine being specified.

The aircraft remains were recovered and donated to the RAF Museum, who held them in store at RAF Henlow. The fuselage only was sold off by the museum when the Henlow storage facility was closed, to Mike Cookman, who was constructing an Hawker Typhoon at the time, from relic parts. Aero Vintage Ltd. bought the Nimrod fuselage from him in August 1991, and later that year, the wings (including the wings from a second Nimrod that Aero Vintage acquired, but a Nimrod I) and tail unit, which by now had re-appeared at the RAF Museum's Cosford 'deep' storage facility. The engine remains with the RAF Museum.

The Naval Air Mechanics School was located at RAF Lympne in Sept 1939 (as HMS Daedulus ll), and we believe the aircraft may have been sent to RAF Lympne as a ground instructional airframe. It next appears at Ashford Air Training Corps hut on the road out of Ashford leading to Canterbury, just on the outskirts of Ashford. The ATC are still on this site, which is just 100 yards from the rubbish dump where the airframe was found. An ex-cadet from that period recalls there being the Nimrod in their hut with the wings stacked behind the fuselage, but whether it came from RAF Lympne or direct from FAA stocks is not known.

Price £2.4 million GBP (f.o.b. Jersey). It may seem a lot of money, but this represents a fraction of its cost as it is an extremely complex aircraft fitted almost solid with equally complex systems. With little technical information available to the restorers, Retrotec Ltd., many years of research were spent in hunting for the extremely rare parts fitted to it, with the restoration now being totally authentic; even the tyres and spark plugs were made specially. This is a rare opportunity to acquire one of the most beautiful biplane fighters in the world, and which helped to forge the foundations for the Fleet Air Arm and the famed Hurricane not forgetting the Rolls Royce supercharged V-12 Kestrel engine, which also lead on to the Merlin engine.

A truly historic and inspirational aircraft in every sense from its beautiful lines to the powerful engine sound, easily confused with the Merlin. It is the only survivor of its type, with just one of the less sophisticated Nimrod I's surviving as well (also rebuilt by Retrotec, and now with the Fighter Collection at Duxford). Fully aerobatic, you can see the aircraft being put through its paces at the Cleethorpes air show in 2012:



See also http://www.historicaircraftcollection.ltd.uk/nimrod/ for more information and photographs.
Contact Guy Black on 01580-830215 or at info@aerovintage.co.uk

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