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Aero Engine Valve Assembly - Aircraft Radial Engine Valve

From the Collection of B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia Inc Corner Farm Rd & Princes Highway Werribee Victoria

Description
Valve fitted with spring and porcelain valve head.Slight bend in valve stem due to impact damage.
Size
1.8cm high x 6.5 cm diam.
Object Registration
0238
Historical information
Item was found at a Japanese aircraft crash site on Nauru Island 1975
When Made
C1940
Significance
Indicate Japanese manufacturing level during WW11. The porcelain head on the valve is unusual and difficult to match to steel.
Inscriptions & Markings
None
Last updated
12 Mar 2019 at 10:58AM