WWII USAAF T-17 Aircraft Lollipop Microphone. B-17 B-24. Tank. 1943
The T-17 Series of military communications microphone was designed by Shure Brothers, Inc. and became one of the most successful microphones used, especially in aircraft.
The markings on the body confirm this is a T-17, 13752- 43 model which indicates that it has an aluminium body and was produced in 1943 and the makers was the Philadelphia Co .
The microphone is in very good condition and is fitted with a Shure SW-109 press/talk button and with a PL-68 jack plug. The plastic lead shows no signs of cracking and is approximately 5ft long.
Microphones such as these were used by aircrew in Aircraft such as the famous B-17 and B-24 and also in other applications such as Tank Crews.
A nice early original example.
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