Installed in the Douglas SBD Dauntless lower engine instrument panel just above the Oil Pressure Gauge, this rare SBD Dauntless Carburetor Temperature Gauge is a real collectors item of this iconic USN carrier-launched tactical dive-bomber.
With its extended long-range fuel tanks and armour piercing bombs or torpedo, the SBD Dauntless played a critical role in the Battle of Midway and other Pacific campaigns.
Manufactured by Weston Electric Inst Corp this 115412 T-52H, Engine Oil Temperature Gauge comes complete with Manufacture's plate and would make a fantastic collectable with its detailed SBD Dauntless 1/72 or 1/48 scale model, atop its 100yr old Mango Wood stand. What a great original one-of-a-kind gift for any aviation enthusiast or budding, active or retired pilot.
This Douglas SBD Dauntless Instrument comes complete with detailed Scale Model, Mango Wood Stand & Plaque plus Printed Fact Sheet featuring photo of instrument in aircraft cockpit.
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Your Douglas SBD Dauntless, Carburetor Temperature Gauge, Original Recovery Curios Warbird Collectable includes:
- Original Warbird instrument
- Highly detailed hand-built and airbrushed 1/72 plastic scale model of the aircraft,*
- Hand-crafted and beautifully finished 100yr, Far North Queensland Mango Wood display stand
- Detailed, 2-sided, printed and laminated Instrument Fact Sheet detailing aircraft and instrument
- Removable Magnetic Display Arm
*An upgrade to the larger and more detailed 1/48 scale model is also available in the hand-built and airbrushed plastic version for an additional $35 (Click on the 1/48 scale option)
Both the 1/72 & 1/48 scale hand-built and airbrushed plastic models are available with 'wheels & flaps up or down' and 'canopy open or closed' options with a choice of two Squadron markings and camouflage.
Upon order placement you will receive an email asking for your preferred configuration.
Your complete Recovery Curios Original Instrument Collectable is securely packed and delivery normally takes between 3 - 4 weeks approx.
Did you fly, crew or maintain a Douglas SBD Dauntless or have a friend, colleague or family member who did? Check out our PERSONALISED ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTABLE OPTION here.