RAF Aircraft Control Cable Gauge
Prewar manufactured RAF Aircraft Control Cable Tautness Gauge.
Used to correctly adjust the tautness of the aircraft's control wires, by the RAF ground crew fitters.
This superbly engineered gauge/meter was made by Casella of London.
It is made from polished brass with a high lacquer finish.
It has a scale and pointer which is measured in Imperial Pounds.
The black lacquer frame is engraved RAF and has the War Department arrow mark.
Comes with a spare tension spring.
Used on Prewar aircraft such as the Hawker Hart & Hurricane, Bristol Bulldog & Blenheim, Fairey Battle & Swordfish and later the Supermarine Spitfire, etc.....
In Excellent condition.
Comes in it's original wooden case.