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Asti@home
06-19-2015, 10:32 PM
My wife just inherited 4 propellers from her mother whose husband, my wifeís step-father, who was an aircraft mechanic, had these propellers under their bed that her mother had said for years.
We would like to sell them but do not know a fair value and if there is a market for them. They would make beautiful wall hangers, if your into that. Asked my golf buddies who are aviation people and only one said that if I was giving it away he may take one for free. Like thatís gonna happen.
Ok thatís my story now the info on two I have good information on:
# 1: SENSENICH (72Ē)
Engravings: *HOINESNES
P.C. No. 1
T.C. No.691
720K44
W7159
Serial number shows a manufacture date of between 7/65 to 11/66.
Condition: Good

Dbahnson
06-20-2015, 12:10 AM
http://www.woodenpropeller.com/MWPSensenich.html

msprior01
06-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Hi Asti@home, I am interested in a purchase. I can be reached at msprior02@gmail.com
Thanks, Scott

Asti@home
06-21-2015, 02:44 PM
Hello Scott in Virginia,
Happy to give you more info on the propellers.
The other two in the picture are a (#3) HARTZELL (85Ē)
Engravings: none visible
Tag on Hub: THE WARNER AIRCRAFT CORP. ASSEM. No. 8808
on leading edge: HARTZELL
The final one (# 4) measures out to 100Ē tip to tip.
Engravings: SC 31408 - X 419 - PART No. 13706 - DIA. 84
Iím out in Las Vegas, NV.
Which one are you interested in?
Robert
Asti@home

Dbahnson
06-21-2015, 08:37 PM
The bottom one is likely for an OX5 engine, and likely used on the Curtiss JN4. That's a Signal Corps number on the stampings.

Asti@home
06-22-2015, 09:01 AM
Wow, thatís very interesting. Looked up the Curtiss JN4, itís a biplane.
Is there some way to put a date on it? I was 8 years USAF aircraft mechanic and then aircraft electrician, VietNam Vet. and if I had a place for it I would surely wall hang it. I was a crew chief of a C-123K on flying status with a run and taxi license while i was in VietNam, so I know what a recept is like, not like these suck & blow aircraft.

msprior01
06-22-2015, 09:45 AM
Hi Robert, Thanks for the additional info. Could I get a few pics of the opposite side (side with engravings) of the 2 larger propellers? Please send to msprior02@gmail.com
Thanks, Scott

Dbahnson
06-22-2015, 10:38 PM
You won't likely ever get a "specific" date on it. The Signal Corps number is relatively high (31,000+) so my best guess would be the twenties, maybe even the early twenties, but that's not much more than a guess.

Steve Maghielse
08-10-2015, 12:12 AM
Hi Robert,
The largest propeller at bottom of your picture looks like it could be a Flottorp. Do you know if that is the case and is it still for sale?
Thanks