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Approximately 330 aircraft components, including parts from Avro Anson and Shackleton; Buccaneer cover; parts for Bristol Bolingbroke and Brabazon; windscreen for de Havilland Comet; Heron frames; Landing lamp motor for de Havilland Mosquito/Vampire, English Electric landing instrument; propeller blades from Fairey Barracuda and Firefly; Harrier GR3 laser interface; Gloster Meteor cockpit cover; covers and instrument panel for Sea Fury; John Deere MFG for Grumman engine; air speed indicator from Percival Pembroke; tail wheel part possibly from Piston Provost; Percival Proctor main wheel; Spitfire tab washers, propeller blade, intake gasket and magneto; two helicopter tail rotor blades; 6 aircraft covers; various parts from Pip-squeak and Ferranti Blue Parrot navigation systems; various indicators by Colsman Instrument; Bendix, Intertechnique, Collins and Smiths Sperry; de Havilland landing lamp; English Electric landing instrument; Grimes green light; two Hawker Siddeley guard tip wigs; Lycoming engine part; Rolls Royce Griffon and Merlin engine parts; various air speed, height, distance and pressure measurement devices; propeller mechanism parts; seat pads and window panes.
See attached pdf for more information, including photos and detail on condition.
Note that several items are constructed with historic plastics, which may encapsulate some asbestos fibres. Transfers to new owners will be done under the museum sector REACH exemption.
If you are interested in these items, please contact us using the details below. Priority will be given to Accredited museums and those taking the entire group, but all expressions of interest will be considered. Interested parties will be contacted after two months of advertising.
For further information on National Museums Scotland’s deaccessioning and disposals policy, see https://www.nms.ac.uk/collections-research/collections-and-research-policies/collection-disposal/
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