Original U.S WWII Army Air Force Norden Type B-2A Control Bomb Release B-17 B-24 B-29 Aircraft

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. Manufactured by J.P. Seeburh Corp of Chicago, IL this what appears to be an unissued Control, Bomb Release, Type B2A. These devices were used during World War Two on American bombers planes such as the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and, Boeing B-29 Superfortress.

Also known as a "Intervalometer", the B-2A Control features dials which allow the bombardier to set the number of bombs released (between zero and fifty), and the interval between each bomb (seven to 750 feet). It is fitted it with a toggle switch with two settings: “Sel.”, which allows the settings to be adjusted, and “Train” which allows the bombs to be dropped at the selected intervals based on input from the bomb sight. Located in the bombardier's compartment of the Flying Fortress.

Black crackle finish with yellow-green markings to show in in the ship's UV lighting. Side plate with Seeburg Corp. serial number and other information. 5" X 5" X 9" in size and heavy.

A terrific piece to add to any collection which can stand on its own as a real moment of the war in the air. Some discoloration on one side.
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