WWII 1944 ERCO Gorgeous Wood Propeller "Compreg" Original Air Plane constant spe

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  • Sold Date: Apr 08, 2012
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WWII 1944 ERCO Gorgeous Wood Propeller "Compreg" Original Air Plane constant speed prop
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WWII 1944 ERCO Gorgeous Wood Propeller

Vintage circa 1940's

This auction is for an original WWII 1944 ERCO Constant Speed Propeller Set (Stinson V-77 & Stearman)

Constant speed propeller 1944 - Engineering and Research Corporation (ERCO) of Riverdale, Maryland. Due to the Wartime short supply of aluminum built wooden

The ERCO propeller uses a 2B20 hub and was used on airplanes such as the Stearman and Stinson V-77. The blades were carved from a laminated, compressed, impregnated block of wood and were stamped with the "Compreg" label. Brass covers the tips and leading edge of this propeller. A steel alloy ferrule was attached permanently to the blade and allowed the connection between the wooden blade with the Standard Hamilton controllable pitch hub.

height approx. 3 feet

must be picked up in Springfield Ma unless you have a pick up shipper

Following is a brief history of ERCO from Wikipedia online

"Engineering and Research Corporation From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from ERCO ) Engineering and Research Corporation

Industry

Aerospace and defense

Founded

1930

Headquarters

Riverdale, Maryland
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