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    [Paul Strähle Halberstadt Collection] Original WWI Mercedes Aircraft Wooden Engine Field Overhaul Chest. Measuring 29 ½" x 26 ¼" x 12". The Parris and Hyde catalog lists these chests as "Mercedes engine field overhaul kits, empty". The lid is stenciled with a large 12 ½" in diameter Mercedes logo and "Werkzeug für Flug Motor". Various other German regimental markings are hand-painted on the lid. The inside of the crate is fitted for the various tools necessary for working on the aircraft motor. All metal latches and handles are present though the front panel is lacking. This is an extraordinary item which would make a great display, with a glass top, a unique coffee table. From the collection of Dr. Douglas Harman.

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    June, 2013
    8th Saturday
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