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DaveTrojan

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I've come across these 3 mystery shadow boxes in Germany. The seller does not have any info on them, appartently they came from an estate. The seller wants to know how much they are worth and I want to know where the parts came from to possibly work out a deal. 
From what I can tell so far is that the parts are American from unknown WWII aircraft. Some of them were used on many different aircraft. the ads look like reprints from pre war. The pictures were taken by the seller. 
I need help determining where the parts came from what type of aircraft, did they all come from the same type of aircraft or multi different aircraft, Pre war or WWII or post war? which of the 3 is best? 
Does anyone recognise any of the parts? especially the yoke
Any help is appreciated and any opinions on the value of each?
70958495_10220748341685472_7687188343905320960_n.jpg  70961062_10220748329685172_1463052369972428800_n.jpg  70933674_10220748328565144_594177861766610944_n.jpg  70842393_10220748327285112_1655783680146145280_n.jpg  panel2.jpg  71323801_10220748330885202_3385295748147970048_n.jpg  Amperes panel.jpg  Amperes.jpg  compass heading.jpg  HYD 0 40 hundreds lbs.jpg  ILS.jpg  Knots 0 600.jpg 
  up 0 2 4.jpg  up down 0 45.jpg  yoke.jpg

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Wow. I like the hydraulic pressure gauge that reads up past four thousand pounds with no redline/do not exceed markings. That is a load of hydraulic pressure. you could probably swing the gear on a 747 with that kind of oomph.
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Yes the hyd indicator is high for WW2 , maybe for a gun turret?
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Even from my heavy equipment experience, 4,000 lbs is high.  Interesting is there is no red line, and the (appears to be added) white line at the bottom.  I do understand that the P-40s used hydraulic pressure for the gear up lock - pressure only held the gear in the retracted position.
Of equal interest is the airspeed indicator(?)  It only shows up to 35 knots. Maybe in 10 knot increments, but I've never seen that either.  Dennis
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Airspeed indicator goes up to 600 knots
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