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R.A.F. M.K.IID Cockpit Clock

R.A.F. M.K.IID Cockpit Clock

Code: SOLD-789

SOLD

Stores Ref. 6a/1150. Bakelite cased and approx. 6cm in diameter. Self starting 8-day movement with a centre second hand. 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 only very light wear and use is in very good condition. Air Ministry marked and 1943 dated. Has not been fully wound to avoid damaging the mainspring but test run for 24 hour periods during which the clock runs strongly but loses quite a bit of 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 C17348.