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Image of 10091-13-(1-2) - Machine Gun Sights, Airplane, WWI

10091-13-(1-2) - Machine Gun Sights, Airplane, WWI

Iron alloy sights in two pieces. Screw and wing nut attached to the bottom of each piece. Parts are crudely welded together.

Image of 10091-14 - Stick, Aircraft Control; British, WWI, with machine gun triggers

10091-14 - Stick, Aircraft Control; British, WWI, with machine gun triggers

Control stick with machine gun triggers from a Sopwith Camel or SE 5a aircraft. Steel ring wrapped with thin tan rope. Wide groove on the interior side of ring. Two tilting metal pieces at the center. Base of ring is hollow.

Image of 10091-17 - Suit, Flier's; WWI, Orville Ralston

10091-17 - Suit, Flier's; WWI, Orville Ralston

Tan with light tan fur lining. Cuffs at wrists and ankles button closed with tan plastic buttons. Large pocket on front of each leg and one on chest. Overlapping button front closure. Adjustable belt at back. Collar is missing. Cloth label at back of neckline reads "Racabal Sidcot / Aviation / Suit / Regd 662185 / Robinson & Cleaver Ltd. / Regent St. / London." Written in black ink along the top inner edge of front flap is "O.A. Ralston."