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Bond Marine Chronometer

Maker:
Bond, William C.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
lead (weights material)
glass (top material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 6 1/8 in; 30.48 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
chronometer, marine
chronometer, box
chronometer
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1812-1815
ID Number:
ME.318981
Catalog number:
318981
Accession number:
230288
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Measuring & Mapping
Time and Navigation
Exhibition:
Time and Navigation, National Air and Space Museum
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Lockheed Vega "Winnie Mae"

Manufacturer:
Lockheed Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
Cowling: Aluminum
Overall: Plywood
Wheel Pants: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 12.5 m (41 ft)
Length: 8.4 m (27 ft 6 in)
Height: 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in)
Weight, empty: 1,177 kg (2,595 lb)
Weight, gross: 2,041 kg (4,500 lb)
Top speed: 298 km/h (185 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1930
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. Wiley Post
Inventory Number:
A19360030000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Compass, Aperiodic, Wiley Post Crash

Manufacturer:
E. S. Ritchie & Sons Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Metal, and glass
Dimensions:
3-D: 11.4 x 18.5cm, 3.7kg (4 1/2 x 7 5/16 in., 8 3/16lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Wiley Post
Inventory Number:
A19370025000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Astrodome, Rohm & Haas

Manufacturer:
Rohm & Haas Co.  Search this
Materials:
plexiglass, steel, brass, leather, rubber
Dimensions:
3-D: 16.5 x 55.9cm (6 1/2 x 22 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Rohm & Haas Co.
Inventory Number:
A19490014000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Drift Meter, B-3, Boeing B-17D "Swoose"

Materials:
aluminum, brass, copper, cork, glass mirror, lenses, paint, plastic
Dimensions:
3-D (Without Eyepiece): 26.7 x 15.2 x 22.2cm (10 1/2 x 6 x 8 3/4 in.)
Other (With Eyepiece): 26.7cm (10 1/2 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the City of Los Angeles
Inventory Number:
A19500075025
Restrictions & Rights:
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Antenna, Loop, Radio Compass, Winnie Mae

Materials:
Copper, Wood, Natural Fabric, Adhesive, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Rubber (Silicone)
Dimensions:
3-D: 62.2 x 61.6 x 10.2cm (24 1/2 x 24 1/4 x 4 in.)
Type:
AVIONICS-Electronic/Satellite Navigation
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of William D. Parker
Inventory Number:
A19520098000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Receiver, Westport, Winnie Mae, Mod AP620

Manufacturer:
Westport Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Materials:
Metal, and phenolic
Dimensions:
3-D: 48.3 x 30.5 x 17.8cm, 15.3kg (19 x 12 x 7 in., 33 3/4lb.)
Type:
AVIONICS-Communication
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1919-1939
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. William D. Parker
Inventory Number:
A19520099000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Astrocompass, Mark II, "Excalibur III"

Manufacturer:
W. W. Boes Co.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Radium 226
Dimensions:
3-D: 11 × 14 × 22cm (4 5/16 × 5 1/2 × 8 11/16 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Maureen O'Hara Blair
Inventory Number:
A19530088001
Restrictions & Rights:
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Indicator, Drift, "Winnie Mae", Post-Gatty Around-The-World Record Flight

Manufacturer:
Louis Levin & Son Inc.  Search this
Materials:
brass, aluminum, glass
Dimensions:
3-D: 20 x 20 x 12.5cm, 1.5kg (7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 4 15/16 in., 3 1/4lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U. S. Navy, U.S. Naval Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19560047000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Mark IIb Pelorus

Materials:
Brass, non-ferrous metal, paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 34.3 x 10.2 x 11.4cm (13 1/2 x 4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of Commerce
Inventory Number:
A19570242000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Drift Meter, Navy, Pioneer

Manufacturer:
Pioneer Instrument Co.  Search this
Materials:
Steel, aluminum, natural rubber
Box: wood, varnish, brass, adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D: 47 x 14 x 27.9cm (18 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 11 in.)
Storage: 16.67 x 50.8 x 13.97cm (6 9/16in. x 1ft 8in. x 5 1/2in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of Commerce
Inventory Number:
A19570247000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Sight, Drift & Ground Speed, Gatty

Manufacturer:
Louis Levin & Son Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Instrument: Non-ferrous metal, steel, aluminum, glass, brass, natural rubber
Case: Wood, synthetic fabric, steel, aluminum, leather
Round case: steel, paint, cotton, cardboard, glass, adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D (Sight): 34.3 x 22.9 x 10.2cm (13 1/2 x 9 x 4 in.)
3-D (Case): 27.3 x 37.5 x 12.1cm (10 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of Commerce
Inventory Number:
A19570432000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Time and Navigation
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Sextant, Brandis, with Willson Bubble Telescope, Early

Title:
Sextant
Manufacturer:
Brandis & Sons Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Wood, brass, steel, glass, paper, felt, paint
Dimensions:
3-D (In Box): 27.7 x 28.6 x 14.6cm (10 7/8 x 11 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1919
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of Commerce
Inventory Number:
A19570637000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Computer, Line of Position, Bygrave's Slide Rule

Manufacturer:
Air Ministry Laboratory  Search this
Materials:
steel, brass, plastic, paper
Dimensions:
3-D (Steel Tube): 23.2 x 7.3cm (9 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1920
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of Commerce
Inventory Number:
A19570955000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Indicator, Radio Compass, Type 5, Winnie Mae

Manufacturer:
Western Electric Co., Inc.  Search this
Materials:
brass, copper, phenolic resin, radium paint, wires, steel
Dimensions:
3-D: 9.5 x 10.2 x 9.5cm (3 3/4 x 4 x 3 3/4 in.)
Type:
AVIONICS-Electronic/Satellite Navigation
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of William D. Parker
Inventory Number:
A19570998000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Model, Static, Dornier Superwal

Title:
Dornier Super Wal Flying Boat Model
Materials:
Metal - overall
Wood - propellers
Plastic - windows
Dimensions:
Model: 45.7 x 147.3 x 127cm (18 x 58 x 50 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Gift of the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences
Inventory Number:
A19600205000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Octant, Bubble, Averaging, USN, Mark 4

Manufacturer:
Bendix Aviation Corp., Pioneer Instrument Division  Search this
Materials:
Sextant: Metal, Steel, Rubber, Glass
Case: Wood, Metal, Rubber, Leather, Paper, Foam, Steel, Brass
Dimensions:
3-D: 22.9 x 10.8 x 24.1cm (9 x 4 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)
Other (Storage Case): 20.3 x 28.6 x 30.5cm (8 x 11 1/4 x 12 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1941-1945
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19601719000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Model, Static, Beech AT-7 Navigator

Model Maker:
Herbert D. Hartwick  Search this
Materials:
Wood - structure, tires
Metal - covering, propellers, landing gear, engines, antennas
Dimensions:
Model: 20.3 x 66 x 90.8cm (8 in. x 26 in. x 35 3/4 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1956
Credit Line:
Model by Herbert D. Hartwick Gift of Beech Aircraft Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19610158000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Satellite, Pioneer IV

Manufacturer:
Space Technology Laboratories (STL)  Search this
Materials:
Mixed metals, phenolic materials, electronics
Dimensions:
3-D (Top Section): 38 × 24cm (14 15/16 × 9 7/16 in.)
3-D (Bottom Section): 27 × 26 × 21cm (10 5/8 × 10 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Inventory Number:
A19620018000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Float Light, U.S. Navy, MK4

Manufacturer:
Triumph Explosives Inc.  Search this
Materials:
adhesive, aluminum, brass, varnish, wood
Dimensions:
3-D: 33 × 7.5 × 7.5cm (13 × 2 15/16 × 2 15/16 in.)
main body 7.62 x 33.02 x 7.62cm (3in. x 1ft 1in. x 3in.) (Approximate)
fins 3in. x 2 7/8in.
nose 2 3/4in. x 3in.
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Elsie F. Showers
Inventory Number:
A19630037000
Restrictions & Rights:
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