This is a rare part it is a Radio hard wire connector which is aluminium made with a bakerlite panel which has all its original numbers clear to see and still has its yellow desert camouflage paintwork all over it.The connector does have a bit of damage from being buried but is in nice solid condition it has been very well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection it is 2 inches wide in size and is a cracking rare relic from the Desert war.The part comes from German Messerschmitt 110 which was shot down during the siege of Tobruk in North Africa in 1941 .The item comes with a A5 laminated information sheet and is very rare part from German Messerschmitt 110 shot down and crashed during the air war over the North African Desert.
German Messerschmitt 110 which was shot down during the siege of Tobruk in North Africa in 1941.The plane was excavated in 1979 and this part was in the Blake Hall Airscene museum collection. The Museum in Essex shut down in 2007.
The Siege of Tobruk was a confrontation between Axis and Allied forces that lasted for 241 days in North Africa during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. The siege started on 10 April 1941, when Tobruk was attacked by an Italo–German force under Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel, and continued for 240 days up to 27 November 1941, when it was relieved by the Allied 8th Army during Operation Crusader.
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