Attitude Indicator [Gyro Vertical - MK I]

Sperry Gyroscope Company, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Sperry Gyroscope Company, Manufacturer
Description
Sperry Mark 1 Gyro Vertical gauge. Black metal cylindrical flight instrument, with single front dial. At the front is a glass panel through which the Sperry logo is visible, as well as 'MK. I / GYRO VERTICAL'. On the side of the cylinder is written "DO NOT JAR" and "HANDLE LIKE EGGS". On the reverse is a small round mesh screen, above which is printed "W4688" and "SV.471".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
W4688 / S.V.471 Printed
SPERRY / MK. I / GYRO VERTICAL Painted
DO NOT JAR / HANDLE LIKE EGGS Stencilled
Accession No
2006.412
Credit Line
Sperry Gyroscope Company. Attitude Indicator [Gyro Vertical - MK I], 2006.412. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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