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Old 21st April 2017, 12:16
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me-109 ID tag help

Hi,

i'm new to this and just aquired this ID plate from what I believe is from a bf-109.
The owner said it came from a 109 that was active in Stalingrad)

Picture:
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/attach...7&d=1492768613


After much research and googling I found a parts list of a 109F and identified the tag as been sitting on the left "flügelübergang" (i believe this translates into wing-transition).

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http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/attach...8&d=1492768613

Picture 3
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/attach...9&d=1492768613


When searching on the first part of the werksnummer: 26412 I get zero hits.

Searching on the second part of the Werksnummer: 1083 i get the result that it was part of an FW-190.
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/Kra...tabase/?q=1083


Also I can't find any reference to the hersteller NKF.


I would like to find out:
  • If this indeed is a bf-109F
  • Where it was manufactured
  • In which region it was active
  • Which battles it participated in
  • Which pilot(s) that flew it
  • Where to find a photograph of the pilot


Some of these are probably not possible to find out, but I'm new to this and hope to hear from the experienced people here what is reasonable to find and what is better to not even dream about finding out.


I'd be very grateful if someone had info on these things or even more so if i were pointed to an open archive (if there is such a thing) where I can find this out for myself in the future.




All the best,
Jesper
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Old 21st April 2017, 23:37
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Re: me-109 ID tag help

Jesper,

The parts list confirms that it is an identification plate from a Bf109F airframe component; however, this same component may have also been used on other models of the Bf109.

NKF is an abbreviation for Neue Kühler-u. Flugzeugteile-Fabriken, the source of the part.

The Werk-Nr on the plate does not connect with Bf109F-series airplanes. The entry is likely the production serial number for an individual component.

Unfortunately, the plate and the information it contains do not allow your other questions to be answered.

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Old 24th April 2017, 11:34
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Re: me-109 ID tag help

Hi Steve,

Thanks for the reply.

What kind of werk-nr would allow the ability for a more detailed description to be found? (Such as exactly which airplane model it was attached to and possibly where this airplane was active etc..)
I mean to ask that for the future, how do I tell them apart from the Werk-nr in my plate? (Or if this is identified in other places than the Werk-nr)

All the best,
Jesper
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Old 26th April 2017, 10:43
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Re: me-109 ID tag help

What are the dimensions of this plate?
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Old 26th April 2017, 12:31
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Original drawing.

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I need the dimensions of the dataplate.
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