Lot No: 6003
LANCASTER INTEREST: An original WWII Lancaster / STIRLING bomber gun turret canopy. Made for late model Stirling and Lancaster aircraft, this Nash & Thompson FN-50 model turret would have been fitted to the dorsal of the aircraft with two guns as the ''centre gun turret'' or the mid-upper gun. It would have originally been hydraulically operated and fitted with 0.303 inch (7.7mm) Vickers K or Browning machine guns. It is of aluminium and perspex construction, with a number of cracks and holes. The plaque is stamped TYPE: FN50 and SERIAL No. 1505 with arm reference numbers. Removed from a garden where it had used as a cloche. Approximate size is 120cm at its widest point and 75cm tall.
Sale Price: £850.00