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Electro-Mechanical Computor - H&B Precision Engineers, Mark. 8 Bombsight, circa 1959 Object Reg. No: ST 029000

Summary:
Computor linked to Mark. 8 bombsight used on Canberra jet bombers. Made by H&B Precision Engineers, Manchester circa 1959. Serial no. 513-59.

Computor is spelt correctly in this case.
Description:
Black rectangular metal box within metal tubular frame, with dials, controls, knobs and connection sockets.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 400 mm (Width), 550 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: computing, computers, military aircraft components, bombsights
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Combat Systems
Tertiary Classification: bomb guides
Inscriptions: Metal plate on side: COMPUTOR BOMBSIGHT TYPE T-4, STORES REF NO. 9/4567, SERIAL NUMBER 508/59 / H & B PRECISION ENGINEERING LTD
Manufacturer: H & B Precision Engineering Ltd, Manchester, England, Great Britain, circa 1959

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