Lot 272: Hindenburg Flown Diesel Engine Priming Pump
29 October 2016
Titusville, FL, USALive Auction
Description: Diesel engine priming pump from one of the four engine pods handle still operates and is in remarkable condition complete with fittings. From the estate of Lt. Cmdr. Wilmer Conover and includes a copy of his service record showing he was stationed at Lake Hurst NJ during the disaster and clean up, and a newspaper clipping showing he was a member of the ground crew on the day of the disaster. Also includes a signed and notarized letter from his son attesting to the provenance provided.