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Name and Model Number Russian Pilot's Slide Rule NL-8
Country of Origin Russia
Date of Manufacture 1944
Front Scales Pressure, temperature, and altitude and other aviation calculations
Back Scales Same
Scale Length 25 cm (10 in)
Type of Rule Slide Rule
Construction Paint on a light white wood aluminum end brackets plastic cursor with wood
Area of Use Aviation
Comment Early model Russian Pilot's slide rule for airspeed, temperature corrections etc.
Rarity RRR
Donor Collection of Andrew Nikitin
Match Number 338
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In conjunction with our 'donors' we assign a rarity rating to each item, based on the system devised by Herman van Herwijnen
(1929 - 2004), renowned Dutch collector, author, and creator of Herman's Archive, a collection of 5,000 slide rule images on CD.
• RR = Rare - 1 of 25 collectors has one; it may take a year to find an example in the marketplace.
• RRR = Very Rare - only a few known to collectors; may be several years before it comes up for sale.
• RRRR = Extremely Rare - a museum piece; unlikely that an example will come up for sale.