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Aero Engine Magneto - Packard Merlin, 1942 Object Reg. No: HT 10449

Summary:
Magneto made by Delco for the Packard Motor Car Co., U.S.A in 1942. Probably from a Packard-built Merlin aero engine.
Description:
Aero engine magneto comprised of a cast metal body with two makers plates attached.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 16.5 cm (Height), 22.0 cm (Width), 23.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: magnetos, aircraft electrical equipment
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aero Engines
Tertiary Classification: reciprocating propeller engines
Inscriptions: Maker plate: "MANUFACTURED FOR / PACKARD MOTOR CAR COMPANY / BY / DELCO APPLIANCE DIVISION / GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION / ROCHESTER N.Y. / TYPE: ....2RAP1 / SPEC: R.M. 2001 / DATE: 12/3/42 / SERIAL: 9462 / ORDER: MS115 / BRITISH TYPE: L5SE12S/2 / MADE IN U.S.A."

Printed on plate: "LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS / C 8 LEVER PIVOT WICK 1 DROP EVERY 10 / HOURS USE OIL STORIES............/ REPLACE CAM PAD EVERY 120 HOURS"
Model Name/Number: Merlin
Place & Date Made: United States of America, 1942

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