Vintage WWII BOEING B-17F Flying Fortress BOMBER 1943 Field Service Manual rare

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 17, 2016
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ORIGINAL BOOK The Boeing Model B-17 Bombardment Airplane Field Service Manual Copyright 1943, Boeing Aircraft Co. Seattle, U.S.A. Lithographed in U.S.A. by Craftsman Press, Seattle The FOREWARD reads: This book has been prepared with the object of presenting pertinent data on B-17F airplanes in a condensed and convenient form. Information contained herein is of interest to those who operate and maintain B-71F airplanes. Under existing conditions it is impossible to place revision sheets in the hands of personnel holding these manuals. Therefore, a permanent binding has been used which makes this book more compact, easier to handle and of a shape convenient to be carried in the pocket. In order to keep information contained herein up to date, revised reprints will be distributed frequently. May 1, 1943 Note: Research reveals it's unlikely that reprints exist. The page after the copyright has the following: "This Manual Is a Boeing Publication No. D-4786"
Issued No. 1884 (Handwritten in black ink - not smudged) Date: Nov 27, 1943 (stamped in red ink-not smudged) Issued to ________ (blank) Condition is Excellent. Strong Binding intact. The flexible covers are without tears and have only minor wear at the edges. Nice Collectible Item, believed to be very rare. Accepting PayPal Only Shipping Only in the US and APO/FPO Payment Expected
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