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Old 05-31-2014, 07:09 PM   #1
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Default 1930's WWII Hartzell L-Class Blimp Airship Wooden Propeller

Just picked up in New Jersey. I have never seen another one. Have you?



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Old 05-31-2014, 09:50 PM   #2
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I've seen a few, but most of them are so big that they don't change locations very often.
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Old 05-31-2014, 10:04 PM   #3
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What do you mean by "change locations"? Where have you seen them? Absolutely nothing on the web. Have any photos? I have contacted several museums and no one has any info on this prop. I'm extremely interested in anything you know about this prop. Thanks
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They're usually 10 feet or more, and I've seen them as much as 20 feet in diameter, although some are smaller. They're just so big that it's too much trouble to ship them or even haul from house to house. I've got a picture of several of them hanging on a wall. I'll try to find it.

As for seeing one exactly like yours, I don't think I have. I think it will likely be hard to find out much information about it, other than this Wikepedia stuff.
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