Steering column cap

Item

Title

Steering column cap

Description

Black plastic B-24 Liberator steering column cap, Consolidated Vultee Made by Ford with gold logo of an eagle.

Date

c. 1939-1945

Identifier

987.113.035

Medium

Plastic, paint

Provenance

The caps of steering columns were often pried off by aircrew because underneath were often names and addresses of girls who worked on the assembly lines.

Type

Featured

Rights Holder

2021 Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada.