WW1 MK V.A. British Zenith Aircraft Altimeter

Product Code: MK V.A. Altimeter
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A good example of a WW1 Zenith Mark V.A. aircraft altimeter in
original condition.

Circa – 1917 / 18.

Serial No 4025 / W.

Non - Luminous.

The dial is in excellent clear condition, having original bevelled glass,
there are some light scratches.
The case retains much of its black military paint, with some wear
to the rear.
The mechanism is in working condition, responding well to barometric
pressure variations, allowing the instrument to be used as a simple
barometer.

The knurled setting knob turns to 'set' the altimeter for take off altitude.

Correctly stamped with the Royal Flying Corps mark proving its use
during WW1.


The Mark V.A. was fitted to most British aircraft towards the end of
WW1 - including Sopwith Camel, Bristol Fighter etc...