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Title Western Airlines Altimeter
Date ca. early 1940s
Collection Aircraft Parts & Furnishings Collection
Object Name Altimeter
Catalog Number 1987.7.5
Description Black cockpit gauge. Altimeter has a circular black face with orange number and white letters: "Climb / Thousand Feet per Minute / Pioneer Instrument Company/ Brooklyn, New York / 165-590." Four holes around rim (one broken off).
Artist/Maker Pioneer Instrument Company
Diameter (in) 4.25
Dimension Details Diameter is of face plate
Search Terms Western Airlines
Subjects Airplane cockpits
Airplane equipment
Credit line Western Airlines