WANTED: WW2 RAF/RCAF Navigator Equipment

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    ledfut
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    WANTED: WW2 RAF/RCAF Navigator Equipment

    Post by ledfut on Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:00 pm

    I just recently picked up a beautiful WW2 RAF navigator's chartboard and maps and am looking to put together a small display of navigator's equipment. I would like to find the following items as typically used by an RAF/RCAF navigator to include in the display:

    1. Air ministry marked parallel rule *FOUND*
    2. Air ministry marked dividers (preferably with original wooden box) *FOUND*
    3. Air ministry marked Douglas combined protractor and parallel rule
    4. RAF course and speed calculator (prefarably with original box)

    Any leads would be apprecated!

    Thanks again.






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    jholl72
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    Re: WANTED: WW2 RAF/RCAF Navigator Equipment

    Post by jholl72 on Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:30 pm

    I still have the AM marked peice from awhile ago. Was it you that was interested in it?


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    Re: WANTED: WW2 RAF/RCAF Navigator Equipment

    Post by ledfut on Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:58 pm

    jholl72 wrote:I still have the AM marked peice from awhile ago. Was it you that was interested in it?

    I did enquire about the piece you had, but decided to hold out in hopes of finding a complete chartboard assembly. As luck would have it, I was just recently able to track down a complete RAF navigator's chartboard and original bag. It should be making its way overseas to Canada shortly! I have also located a number of original RAF navigators maps, and I would now like to find the other instruments (dividers, parallel rule, etc.) to display with it.

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