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  • Oil Temp Gauge - 75545
    1
    Front View

    This is an Oil Temperature gauge type A-24. Green markings are still visible on the glass. These markings were used to indicate proper operation temperatures. These markings were either painted on, or used a green strip and adhesive. This instrument had the markings painted on, as evidenced bu the lack of adhesive tarnish, which would appear yellow surrounding the marks.

    2
    Rear View, showing serial number and ID plate

    The serial number is 42-75545. This matches a serial range for the Republic P-47D-11-RE Thunderbolt. I have doubts about the accuracy of this data, because the P-47 was a single engine fighter, and never employed a dual oil temp gauge.