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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Parachute   (1972.06.0009)
  1. Distribution & Transportation Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Aerospace Transportation T&E
  4. :
  5. Aerospace Transportation Accessories
Artist/Maker Manufacturer's stamp: "Gurdt: Rückenfallschirm / Bauart : Autoflug/ Berlin / Geräte Nummer: 10-95-1 / Anforderzeichen: Fl.30245 / Tag der Herstellung : 23 Jan. 1943 / Werknummer: 3169782 / Hersteller Mahard von Kehler & Sohn / Hauptwerk kosstr__s / 2M: 25 Jan. 1943" 2nd stamp: "BAL 1975" in circle with signature and date, "25. Jan 1943" 3rd stamp: "14 April 1944 / 2102" with eagle and swastika design.
Geographic Location
Period/Date World War II, 1943
Culture German

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 1166.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 497.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.0 cm
Weight 3,252 g
Measuring Remarks In 24 sections, 93cm wide at widest. Sections 15,16, and 17 are missing at widest part. Length measured while folded.
Materials Textile--Silk
Manufacturing Processes Manufacturing, Sewing
Munsell Color Information Yellowish White (2.5Y 9/2) -Overall.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Dr. Edward S. Brewster
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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