|Object type||Optical equipment|
|Date made||pre 1945|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Aerial Reconnaissance Camera Control Box (Japan)
Japanese 2 x aerial camera control boxes. They are in fair condition although the metal shows signs of pitting and powerdering and the paint is peeling. They each measure 6" X 5" X 5". Relic shipped by No 5 MH Team ex Rabaul per SS Salamaua on 8/1/46. 5 MH Team Case No 17. MHS Sydney Case S286. (Folios 31, and 247 to 254, AWM File 748/003/042.1 refers)
These control boxes are for pre-determining the number of exposures to each 'run' that the aircraft makes over an area on an aerial survey.