Trade sample

Trade sample
Title
Trade sample
Date 
1943-1950
Medium 
Metal, cloth
Dimensions 
3 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in.
Description 
A sample of metal used to make bombers during World War II. A bright silver slab printed with a blue border and a black airplane and the words "Sample of 3/16" Aluminum Alloy Wing Skin on the Boeing B-29 SuperFortress (Thickest Wing Skin on B-29, It Also is Thinnest Skin on B-47 Wing)". The B-29 Super Fortress began full production in September of 1943 at the Wichita Kansas Boeing plant. The bottom is covered with felt.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2561
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group