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UNIQUE WW1 WOODEN PROPELLER - GERMAN GOTHA BOMBER
PROPELLOR RFC RAF LUFTSTREITKRAFTE AIRCRAFT

WW1 GERMAN GOTHA V BOMBER PROPELLER

This is believed to be the only surviving Gotha bomber propeller.

The prop is in superb condition and not only is it undamaged but all the data on the hub is clear and it also

carries two intact decals. Again these are believed to be the only known examples of the Gotha decal. The decals

show Gotha's first aircraft flying over Schloss where the company was formed. Gotha made some propellers for

their own aircraft but the majority of the props they used came from the manufacturer Heine. This is a excellent

show piece propeller and has the characteristic WW1 German pattern of alternating dark/light woods that make them

so visually attractive.

Hub Markings:

GWF - Manufactured by Gothaer Waggonfabrik AG

No 474 - The Propeller Drawing Number

PS260 - To be fitted to a 260 Horse Power Engine

D317 - The Diameter or length of the propeller in centimeters

P172 - Pitch in centimeters, the hypothetical distance that the propeller would advance through air in one

revolution

COW 9110 - Unknown

EDUL DRUK - Counter clockwise revolving, pusher propeller

MERCEDES - The engine manufacturer

I will ship worldwide. If you have any questions or want more pics please email me!
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