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5CW/623 - Switch Tumbler

5CW/623 - Switch Tumbler

£29.60

Please note shipping/postage costs are applicable to all purchases but due to techincal difficulties that element is not currently calculated at checkout. Prior to checkout please request a shipping/postage quote from us via email at sales@aerovintage.co.uk or telephone on 01580 830215.. Apologies for any inconvience this may cause.
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5CW/3945 - Switch Mag Relay S.4

5CW/3945 - Switch Mag Relay S.4

£56.94

5CW/3945 - Switch Mag Relay S.4, Ex mod Military electrical spares and aircraft Spare parts

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NMP002 - R.A.F. cockpit engine plate

NMP002 - R.A.F. cockpit engine plate

R.A.F. cockpit engine plate.

This plate is fitted to most British 2nd World War and 1930's aeroplanes including the spitfire. It is an original item, made of brass, and is a Rolls Royce part; the size is 4" x 3".

NMP002A - 'A' Condition at £45 each excluding VAT and delivery.

****PLEASE NOTE**** Condition 'B' Items Now Out Of Stock
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6A/370 - Small Venturi

6A/370 - Small Venturi

£175.00

6A/370 - Small Venturi

As fitted to the smaller wartime aircraft such as the Tiger Moth to create a vacuum to drive gyro instruments.

New/Old Stock - Very few Left
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6A/387 - Compass Corrector/Deviation Card holder

6A/387 - Compass Corrector/Deviation Card holder

£25.00

6A/387 - Compass card corrector holder

Available in black only

Please advise as to which you require. (RAF Form 316 not included but available to buy seperately)
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AGS 605 - Hose Clips

AGS 605 - Hose Clips

£7.50

Hose Clips (marked AGS 605) Size 4Y (2 ¾" to 3 ½"). Ex-MoD wartime stock Ref No. 28E/8186.
Storage marks, some very minor corrosion, cadmium plated steel, made to the traditional pre-war Jubilee design. £5 each. Some rust free £7.50 each.

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6AA/4008 Pointer and Bar (Stb)

6AA/4008 Pointer and Bar (Stb)

£67.57

6AA/4008 Pointer and Bar (Stb)
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Pointer and Bar (Port)

Pointer and Bar (Port)

£67.57

6AA/4007 Pointer and Bart (Port)
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5K/1842 Sleeve, insulating short (red)

5K/1842  Sleeve, insulating short (red)

£4.76

For LT ignition 7mm Cable.
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5K/1841 - Sleeve, insulating short (black)

5K/1841 - Sleeve, insulating short (black)

£4.76

For LT ignition 7mm Cable.
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MG08 15 'Spandau' Aircraft Machine Gun (deactivated) Serial No. 130

MG08 15 'Spandau' Aircraft Machine Gun (deactivated) Serial No. 130

£12,850.00

The exceedingly rare and famous gun is in undamaged condition, but has some missing parts (mainly internal, but the visible feed block for example is absent, though it is common to the ground version and one could surely be tracked down). Fitted to many German fighters in the 1st World War, very few exist today.
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Spitfire Mk Vc EF545

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1943 - EF545 in service with 79 Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

1943 - EF545 in service with 79 Squadron of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

Photograph courtesy of Charles Darby.

Spitfires renumbered with RAAF numbers

Spitfires renumbered with RAAF numbers

EF545 renumbered to A58-149.

Photograph courtesy of Charles Darby.

As found in 1972

As found in 1972

Photograph courtesy of Charles Darby.

The following series of pictures give some idea of the project, but a full list of parts already restored and acquired is available to serious enquirers.

Parts on arrival with Aero Vintage Ltd

Parts on arrival with Aero Vintage Ltd

Firewall data plates

Firewall data plates

Firewall data plates - 2nd Image
Firewall data plates - 2nd Image
Evidence of the identity on a wing panel

Evidence of the identity on a wing panel

We offer the aircraft for sale with a restoration contract.

This process will take between two and four years, depending on the needs of the customer and will be based at our Retrotec. Over the years, Retrotec - then Aero Vintage Ltd. - but now a sister company - was one of the pioneers in Spitfire restoration, but swiftly encompassed the more challenging Hawker biplanes and other pre-war aeroplanes, as an industry developed elsewhere for Spitfire work. However, over the years, enough parts besides this project have been accumulated with the aim of producing a top class and extremely authentic Spitfire.

Please note! This aircraft cannot be turned into a two-seater, due to centre of gravity limits and the use of the 'short' Merlin engine fitted to the early Spitfires.

The following is a brief outline on how the restoration would proceed

1) An initial deposit of £190,000 (plus VAT) will be required. This will buy into the project but will not acquire the rights to all the items that have been reserved for the project.

2) Whilst the rebuild will be subject to a contract written especially to match the customer's expectations and Retrotec's requirements, the following basic information will be incorporated:

i) An estimated price will be prepared but it is likely to be between £2.25m and £2.75m plus VAT depending on specification.
ii) The estimate will be subject to various conditions, and is subject to negotiation.
iii) A monthly invoice will be prepared and a record of the work done but will be within the parameters that has been agreed.
iv) A final payment of £150,000 will be paid on the issue of a Permit to Fly.
3) The wings will be completed by a capable subcontractor under our strict inspection and conformity criteria, but the fuselage and all other parts will be undertaken by Retrotec, including the engine rebuild.

Merlin 35

Merlin 35

The engine with the project is a superb Merlin 35 that had been meticulously rebuilt by P & A Woods, to a standard that excels beyond all others and regardless of cost.

It is now time expired at 500 hours, but still does not drip much oil and will be a very straightforward rebuild. The engine was last used in our Spitfire BM 597. Unfortunately due to illness, P & A Woods no longer undertake Merlin rebuilds, but Retrotec work to the same standards, and have a huge stock of original Merlin spare parts and of course a wide range of the special RR tooling that is essential.

Many more photos can be supplied to serious enquirers.

Aero Vintage Ltd.
New House, Northiam, Nr. Rye,
East Sussex, TN 31 6L

+0044-1580830215
info@aerovintage.co.uk.




Spitfire Mk. Vc Project G-CDGY EF 545 List of parts

Specification: Tropical with Hydromatic propeller.

Consisting off:

New rear fuselage frames as supply by PM
Set of 4 fuselage wing attachment carry-through spars.
Some other fuselage new-made parts (AA)
Fin unit, new construction.
Pair of new-made tail-planes
All the wing and fuselage parts from the original wreck.
Pair of spline-type u/c legs plus one u/s (?) pintal
Newly modified pair 10" wheels to take 10 ¼" wheel brakes
Set of serviceable brake units
Set of u/c uplocks
Most of a control column, new made plus control column ring handle (n.o.s. item)
Instrument panel, completed with all instruments, some period some not but with original chassis-up and down light unit and original trim indicator plus flap lever and valve (original).
Pair of new-made undercarriage retract rams
New top fuel tank
New bottom fuel tank
New oil tank for non tropical cowls or one tropical oil tank (but not both)
Time ex RR Merlin35 engine as rebuilt originally by P & A Woods - superb engine still does not leak a drop of oil.
Chassis selector, overhauled.
Throttle quadrant (new made with some original parts, not quite finished but will be.
Both trim wheel assemblies, part original part new.
Water and oil separator tanks
Fuel filter and mounting bracket (original Spitfire)
Crowbar and clips
New old stock screen assembly (condition of glass unknown, but good replacement available on an exchange basis if not)
Good canopy (new glass required - maybe)
Hydraulic pump with unions
Compressor
Vacuum pump
Propeller part hub and good spinner (Hydromatic, original Spitfire)
Cowling diaphragm, new made
Set of cowling fasteners and basic receptacles
Tail strut and tail wheel with alloy mounts
Tail strut shock absorber and pneumatic spring unit
New tyres all round
Seat assembly, needs attention
Pair of new-made air tanks
New set of new-made wing spars
Harness release mechanism
New old stock brake distribution valve (V type)
New frame 11 square tube set.
Engine frame requiring overhaul and replacement parts
Screen fairing with de-icing spray bar
De-icing pump
A set of new-made Swedish exhausts
CSU (depends on specification)
Oxygen bottle mounting assembly (original, though frame is Mk. XVI))
New made radiator fairing flap
Aerial cross brace mount
Rear Perspex cover and frame (needs overhaul)
Seat, bulkhead and coolant tank armour (possibly)
Jacking points front and rear alloy forgings (original)
U/c micro switches
Original radio set and tuning equipment
New main wheel tyres and new old stock tail wheel tyre
All electrical fuse boxes and junction boxes
Gunsight
Tail lamp and cover
Rudder
Cockpit lamps
Film counter and plate and camera
Kigass pump
Coolant valve PR (old type, but new made)
Hydraulic filter mount (original)
Emergency blow down bottle (original)
Rear mirror and stalk (remade)
Rev counter cable
Fuel tank sender
Spark gap
Pitot head and mast

The Project The aircraft can be rebuilt with either the tropical cowls and tanks, or the more familiar Mk. V specification.

Virtually all the difficult parts have been sourced and acquired, and whilst the aircraft has a fairly basic start - not uncommon now as unrestored but complete Spitfires are no longer known to exist. Due to the condition of the surviving parts, we will endeavour to incorporate every re-useable original part that we can, but without compromising the strength of the aeroplane.


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