Attitude Indicator [Gyro Horizon]

Sperry Gyroscope Company, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Sperry Gyroscope Company, Manufacturer
Description
Gyro Horizon Altitude indicator. Small metal oblong shaped box with black paint finish and glass plate, single free floating dial and gauges at front. Two adjusting knobs at the front - knob at left has 'SPERRY' logo on it and right states 'PULL TO CAGE'. Paper label on reverse of box stating 'INDICATOR GYRO HORIZON, MANUALLY CAGED ELECTRIC, TYPE H-6A'. Also patent no.s listed as '2,409,659, 2,452,473, 2,485,552'. Another small paper label on reverse stating 'PHASE ROTATION 115 VOLTS - 400 CYCLES'. There is a number on side of box: '604508 ASS'Y'.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
BUAER, U.S. NAVY , NAF PART NO. 1308.1 , STOCK NO. R8811332 025 - 000 Maker's Plate
'INDICATOR GYRO HORIZON, MANUALLY CAGED ELECTRIC, TYPE H-6A Label
604508 ASS'Y Printed
Accession No
2006.411
Credit Line
Sperry Gyroscope Company. Attitude Indicator [Gyro Horizon], 2006.411. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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