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R.A.F. / Air Ministry MK.IID Cockpit Clock

Stores Ref. 6a/1150. Bakelite cased and approx. 6cm diameter. Self starting 8-day movement with a centre second hand (missing). The bezel is screwed on and red-painted dummy hour and minute hands are suspended inside the cover glass. These hands can be set by turning two knurled knobs in the centre of the glass. The clock is wound and hands set with a spring loaded knob projecting from the lower right corner. Black dial with luminous Arabic numerals. Shows light wear and use but in very good condition. Air Ministry marked and 1941 dated. Has not been fully wound to avoid damaging the mainspring but test run for 24 hour periods and keeping good time. This type of clock was used in some models of Battles, Beaufighters, some Spitfires, Beauforts, Sunderlands, Austers, Liberators, Tiger Moths and Mosquitos amongst others. Stock code C16601.