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A-7 Corsair Ejection Seat

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A-7 Corsair Ejection Seat

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Auction Date:2017 Apr 20 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
A-7 Corsair Ejection Seat, measures approximately 19 x 51.5 x 28.5, with starboard seat bucket and cloth seat cushioning, mounted to riveted framework and fitted with a pull-chain handle to bottom of seat; plaque to top of headrest reads: "Danger: Do Not Pull Handle." Lower portion of frame back features three affixed metal labels: "Martin Patent Ejector Seat, British Patent Nos. 583257, 640520, South Africa Patent No. 2418–1945, Canada Patent No. 536022, Patents pending in other dominions and foreign countries…Assy. Serial 496, AM REF. 27L/50119, MK. 4PA2, Issue 39, DRG No. MBEU–1 8861, Date 25–1–65." Left side of frame bears a small label, in part: "Serial No. 15555, Drg. No. MBEU/7560, Issue 42, 1 1/4 seconds," with a series of modification numbers and an inspection date of "7/64." The bottom left side of seat box features a label: "Survival Kit Container, Aircraft Seat, Without Oxygen, Stock No. RH 1660–075–8105–LA 20, Serial No. 1615, Rocket Jet Engineering Corp., Glendale, Calif. U. S. A., Part No. 347000–3, Type RSSK–5, MFG. 3065, Spec. No. MIL–5–81040/WEPS…Type Seat A5, Contract No. N383–88524A." Stamped on the underside of the removable seat padding: "Personal Lowering Device Parachute, USAF Part No. 69F2–46, Order No. F41608–89–D–1804, MFR Aerial 70133, U. S. Property, Date of MFG 12/90." Also includes a Pioneer Parachute, Model P5B-23. In very good to fine condition.