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Trade sample

Trade sample
Title
Trade sample
Date 
1943-1950
Medium 
Metal, cloth
Dimensions 
3 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 5/8 in.
Description 
A sample of metal used to make bombers during World War II. A bright silver thick slab printed with a blue border and a black airplane and the words "Sample of 5/8 inch 75S-T6 Aluminum Alloy Wing Root Skin of the World's Fastest Bomber/ Skin tapers to 3/16 inch thickness at wing tip./ Boeing B-47 StratoJet". The B-47 StratoJet first appeared in 1944, but was most extensively utilized from 1947 to 1967, when production ended. The bottom is covered with felt.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2563
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group