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#1 doyler

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 01:40 PM

Recent find

 

This is a Grip from the control stick of the Nakajima TYPE4 Ki 84 Hayate single seat fighter aircraft also code named "Frank" by the United States.The plane was considered to be one of the best operational aircraft of the late war.

 

http://www.aviation-...ajima/ki84.html

 

 

 

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#2 doyler

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 01:43 PM

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#3 doyler

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 01:45 PM

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#4 doyler

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 01:46 PM

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 01:57 PM

Pretty slick!

 

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#6 doyler

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 02:03 PM

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#7 doyler

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 02:05 PM

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#8 Scarecrow

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 02:11 PM

Doyler,

 

Amazing piece of history.  Thanks for showing.



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Posted 10 April 2019 - 02:34 PM

This is a great piece......



#10 doyler

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 03:15 PM

Thanks for the replies.



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Posted 10 April 2019 - 06:07 PM

Thanks for sharing, I have seen the British, German and American sticks but never a Japanese. Neat stuff!

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Posted 11 April 2019 - 12:16 PM

Thanks for sharing, I have seen the British, German and American sticks but never a Japanese. Neat stuff!

 

 

Thanks



#13 Rakkasan187

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Posted 12 April 2019 - 04:35 PM

Ron,

 

Is the handle bakelite material?? The material looks similar to an AK-47 bayonet handle that I have...

 

Impressive to see from the Japanese.. Seen quite a few from US and German aircraft but not Japanese..

 

Thank you for showing us

 

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