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Old 02-09-2006, 04:22 PM   #3
Bob Gardner
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It has the look of a 1920's or 1930's British military propeller. If the shaped hub is made of thin plywood, this will be confirmed.

If it is made of solid wood then it might be for a 1930's small commercial aircraft. The size is about a foot larger than most of the DH Moth aircraft. Eitherway, the prop has the look of a Watts designed prop made by the Airscrew Company. The Hawker Tomtit fighter has a Watts prop of 7' 9" in diameter.

Is there any sign of a small brass plate having been attached to the base of the prop blades? if so this might indicate the site of a Watts data plate.

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