US Navy Marines Vought Corsair F-4U Control Grip
Rare black bakelite Vought Corsair F-4U control grip, circa 1944 for the third version equipped with rockets. Main trigger for machine guns or cannons, butttons for rockets and bombs release on side and top. Presented on an elegant plexiglass display. Iconic item and piece of history coming from the first US fighter aircraft to top the 643,6 km/h mark. Heavily used by the Marines in 1943 during the Solomon Islands ops and the following years everywhere in the Pacific. The last models will be used during the Korean war.
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