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

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Catalogue information

This lot was listed in the Militaria -The VE Day 75th Anniversary Sale catalogue.

Location: The Waveney Room
Date: 29th May 2020
Started: 10:00 am
Lots in auction: 210

Online deadline: 29th May 2020, 9:30 am
Contact: Edward Taxil-Webber
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