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Rare Vickers Wellington, Air Ministry, early brass-cased 5c/366 Mk 2 Cockpit Lamp and 5c/725 Dimmer Switch

The Air Ministry issued bulkhead panel lights installed in the Bomb Aimer, Navigator and Engineer’s position on the Vickers Wellington and Avro Lancaster. were originally manufactured in solid brass but as the War in Europe progressed and essential materials became scarcer, production switched to the cheaper, mass-produced Bakelite resins.

This rare, original WWII brass-cased 5c/366 Mk 2 Cockpit Lamp bears its Air Ministry engraved rotatable/extendable cap and wiring loom and comes complete with an original Air Ministry 5c/725 Dimmer Switch.

Add a bulb, battery and connect the two together and you have an amazing, original WWII desk lamp.

What a special gift for the aviation enthusiast in your life!  - An original, WWII Vickers Wellington Air Ministry, Bulkhead Light and Dimmer Switch mounted in their 100yr old Mango Wood Display Stand with engraved plaque, printed and laminated Fact Sheet plus a highly detailed, custom built Scale Model of this iconic British Bomber, perched atop its magnetic display arm!

This Vickers Wellington 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 Vickers Wellington, Air Ministry, early brass-cased 5c/366 Mk 2 Cockpit Lamp and 5c/725 Dimmer Switch, Recovery Curios Warbird Collectable includes:

  • Highly detailed hand-built and airbrushed 1/72 plastic scale model of the aircraft.
  • Original Warbird instrument
  • 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

The heavily detailed scale model is available with wheels & flaps up or down and bomb bays open or closed. 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 4 - 6 weeks approx.. 

Did you fly, crew or maintain a Vickers Wellington or have a friend, colleague or family member who did? Check out our PERSONALISED ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTABLE OPTION here.