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Posted 2 years ago

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scottvez
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This is the propeller tip from an early military aircraft. The tip was reinforced with metal to prevent damage. The propeller was still hit with an object that rendered it not flight worthy.

At that point, it was cut down and turned into a hanger (coat or hat). A hanging loop was added at the top and a hook was added as well.

I researched this a while ago and don't recall if I was able to nail down a specific aircraft for this propeller.

Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks majestic and inky!

    scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks amber and mikko.

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks bootson and petey.

    scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks official, vetraio, toolate and walks!

    scott
  5. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Here is a link to a WW2 trench art prop-- shift from wood to metal:

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/21949-ww2-trench-art-propeller-bookends

    scott
  6. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking vetraio.

    scott
  7. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks doc.

    scott

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