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Lot 24: Lancaster Association cover collection. 9 covers all flown with insert cards and information. Good Condition. All signed...

Lancaster Association cover collection. 9 covers all flown with insert cards and information. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 26: Nineteen large DM Medal Special Signed Covers. The unbelievably rare set of 19 special signed large RAF Museum Awards Series...

Nineteen large DM Medal Special Signed Covers. The unbelievably rare set of 19 special signed large RAF Museum Awards Series Covers, in Large black album. The insert cards have been removed and mounted with the covers. This series of flown covers illustrates the principal honours, decorations and campaign medals which have been awarded to members of the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force and Royal Air Force Regiment, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Fleet Air Arm. Each cover which measures a large 32cm x 23cm carries the signatures of seven airmen, whose gallantry or leadership in the service of their country, has been recognised by the award shown. A further special cover has been added to the series to mark the relationship between the RAF and the Luftwaffe. The collection comes housed in a luxury album, and all the covers are laid out in protective sleeves with the inlay cards and signatories photographs shown opposite. This stunning collection bears some of the rarest World War Two autographs you could hope to own, including MRAF Sir Arthur Harris, Sqn Ldr Neville Duke, Leonard Trent VC, Bill Reid VC, Leonard Cheshire VC, Rod Learoyd VC, AVM Don Bennett, AVM Johnnie Johnson, Dambuster David Shannon, Group Captain John Cunningham, Eric Winkle Brown, Peter Twiss, ACM Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris, Dambuster Mickey Martin, Dambuster Bill Townsend, Group Captain Dennis David, Bob Stanford-Tuck, Group Captain James Tait, Hamish Mahaddie, Oliver Philpot, Don Kingaby, Denis Crowley-Milling, Dambuster Tony Burcher, Dambuster Len Sumpter, James Ginger Lacey, Bobby Oxspring, Laddie Lucas and so many more. Full list of covers and autographs. Award of the Air Force Cross signed by Sir Dermot Boyle, FH Bugge, AC Clouston printed, Grp Capt Emmerson, Sir Arthur Harris, and Bill Randle and ACM Keith Williamson. Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross signed by Sir Robin Hooper, Desmond Hughes, HC Rigby, Flt Lt Jimmy Edwards, Grp Capt. Ken Batchelor, Neville Duke and Ivor Broom. Award of the Victoria Cross signed by Leonard Cheshire, John Cruickshank, Norman Jackson, Rod Learoyd, Bill Reid, Leonard Trent and Freddie W Award of the Distinguished Service Order signed by Don Bennett, Harry Burton, John Cunningham, Denys Gillam, Johnnie Johnson, Dave Shannon and Hugh Verity. Award of the Distinguished Service Cross signed by Eric Brown, Fred Russell printed, Peter Twiss, David Morgan, Derry Kearns, Ian Robertson and Sir William Garthwaite. Award of the Military Medal signed by Edward Cerely, John McFarlane, Elspeth Green, William Magrath, Roy Marlow, Harry Simister and Wally Simpson. Award of the OBE signed by Sir Harry Broadhurst, Paul Holder, Earl of Selkirk, Colin Scragg, Denis Smallwood, Sir Geoffrey Tuttle and Sir John Whitley. Award of the Order of the Bath signed by Lord Cameron, William Dickson, Christopher Foxley-Norris, Lewis Hodges, Micky Martin, Denis Spotswood and Augustus Walker. Award of the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal signed by D Allen, Jack Bettany, George Dove, DT Jones, JW Norris, Bill Townsend and J G Wheeler. Award of the 1939-45 Star Battle of Britain signed by Ben Bennions, Dennis David, Bob Doe, H Hallowes, Pat Hancock, Bob Stanford-Tuck and George Unwin. Award of the Aircrew Europe Star signed by Michael Beetham, Harold Bird-Wilson, Wallace Kyle, John Lapsey, Hamish Mahaddie, Fred Rosier and James Tait. Award of the Military Cross to Airmen signed by Brian Coote, Peter Gosse, Arthur Hall, A E Milton, Norman Page, Oliver Philpot and Sir Robert Thompson. Award of the Air Efficiency Award signed by Denis Crowley-Milling, HG Davis, Frank Dodd, Sandy Johnstone, Don Kingaby, HM Stephen and Peter Vanneck. Award of the Distinguished Flying Medal signed by Tony Burcher, E Cummings, Bill Howarth, James Lacey, DA Macdonald, AG Mitchell and Len Sumpter. Award of the George Medal to Airmen signed by R Bullen, Sir Geoffrey Dhenin, John Gray, Michael Lakey, James McCarthy, D Oliver and J Reeson. Mentioned in Despatches signed. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 27: Eagles Nest Berchtesgaden and Top Brass WW2 original vintage photo album. Bound album containing 24 b/w approx. 5 x 4 inch...

Eagles Nest Berchtesgaden and Top Brass WW2 original vintage photo album. Bound album containing 24 b/w approx. 5 x 4 inch photos each laid down on page with lovely white hand written description. Includes early internal and outside room images and later, after bombing photos. Title page reads Picture of Hitlers House. Includes 3 photo pull out Panorama of The Obersaltzberg before the bombing, 1933 - 37 Haus Wackenfeld. 1937 - 45 Der Berghof, Conference Hall, The Big Window, Living Room, Dining Room, Platterhof Hotel, Goering and Bormans houses. Plus other images of the Eagles Nest, Tunnel, Entrance. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 29: 1900s Schneider Trophy Archive historically significant piece of Aviation history: A wide-ranging collection of material...

1900s Schneider Trophy Archive historically significant piece of Aviation history: A wide-ranging collection of material relating to the Schneider Trophy, to include: a loose leaf album containing twenty six period black and white press photographs of scenes around Calshot at the Schneider Trophy: many images annotated in pencil or with type-written captions affixed to versos, extracts of various contemporary periodicals inserted at rear with articles reporting the event and including some of the photographic images present; Southern Railway brochure advertising rates to Schneider Trophy event 1929; Two Official Souvenir Programmes for 1929 one Titled Great Britain and the Schneider Trophy by Royal Aero Club Official Souvenir, the second a 70+ page programme with results page annotated in pencil, Winners booklet of results from 1913 to 1929, Rare RAF flown covers signed by General Jimmy Doolittle 1929, Grp Capt L S Snaith AFC 1931, multisigned 1920/30 competitors AVM Webster AFC, Air Cdre D'Arcy Greig DFC AFC, AVM Long, Grp Capt Snaith AFC, plus 3 other related RAF covers. The original press photographs have dates and annotations to back. Includes 1925 Navy Wright Seaplane, Harry Hawker, 1919 Seaplane flown by Jenello, 1919 French Spad, 1919 Seaplane at Bournemouth Pier, 1925 Gloster Napier, 1919 Harry Hawker being carried to his plane, 1923 Curtiss Racer, Winner in air celebration, Harry Hawker returning to Committee boat, 1923 American winner in flight, 1923 Curtiss of David Ritterhouse in his Curtiss, 1929 Seaplane, 1923 Blackburn Pellet, 1927 Gloster Napier, 1928 RAF bid for Air Speed Record Flt Lt Kinkhead, 1927 Salvaging the wreckage of the Crusader Sea plane, 1927 Flt Lt Worsley and Napier S5, Seaplane, N247 Supermarine Rolls Royce S6, 1929 Gloster Napier with SS Mauretania in background, 1929 Gloster Napier 6, 1929 Macchi 67. 1931 Flt Lt Lang take-off, 1931 S6a of L S Snaith taking off, 1931 J H Boothman in flight, 1931 Jean Assolant preparing in secret, 1931 Lt Brinton in Gloster Napier, 1931 Sqn Ldr Orlebar being carried ashore. A rare and highly collectable piece of aviation history. The Coupe D'Aviation Maritime Jacques Schneider, commonly called the Schneider Trophy or Schneider Prize, was a trophy awarded annually to the winner of a race for seaplanes and flying boats. The Schneider Trophy is now held at the Science Museum, South Kensington, London. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 30: 1937 Kings Cup Air Race Archive historically significant piece of Aviation history: Historic collection of the complete set...

1937 Kings Cup Air Race Archive historically significant piece of Aviation history: Historic collection of the complete set of original Competition entry forms for all 31 entrants. Includes some very famous names 1. Viscount Wakefield, pilot R J Waight application signed by Sqn Ldr Clapp De Haviland Aircraft company, flying DeHaviland Low Wing Monoplane GAETK. 2, Frederick G Miles signed flying Civil plane GAFAW. 3. Countess Wakefield, pilot Capt Edgar Percival signed flying Percival Mew Gull GAFAA, signed by Percival. 4. Charles E Gardner signed flying Percival Mew Gull GACSS. 5. Pilot A E Clouston signed by entrant Frederick Tasker flying Comet GAC55, this still flies and is now with the Shuttleworth collection. 6. Alex Henshaw signed flying Percival Mew Gull GAEXF. 7. H F Broadbent signed flying BA Double Eagle GAEIN signed by entrant Victor Dupree. 8. Tommy Rose signed flying Miles Hawk Speed VI GAD9P entrant Henry Horne 9. Capt Geoffrey De Havilland signed flying Monoplane Low wing GADNO. 10. Wg Cdr Stent flying Miles Sparrowhawk GADNL signed by entrant Mjr E Howard 11. Francis Butler signed flying Percival Vega Gull GAEZL. 12. Giles Guthrie flying Percival Vega Gull GAFAU entrant Sir Connor Guthrie, unsigned 13. Elsie Dillon and Capt Stack flying Percival Vega Gull GAEYD, unsigned 14. George Tonge flying Percival Vega Gull GAEZK, unsigned 15. Derek Schreiber signed flying Percival Vega Gull GAEZJ. 16. Alan Hole flying Percival Vega Gull GAELE, signed by entrant William Everard MP 17. H F Broadbent signed flying BA4 Double Eagle 18. Walter Lawrence Hope signed flying Comper GABWH. 19. H L Piper flying Short Scion Senior GAECU signed by entrant H O Short. 20. Stanley Lowe signed flying Comper Swift GABWE. 21. Charles McCarthy signed flying BA Eagle BK1 GACRG. 22. H H Leach flying Hendy 302 GAAVT signed by entrant Carill Napier. 23. E C T Edwards flying Miles Magister GAEZP signed by entrant Carill Napier. 24. Wg Cdr E G Hilton DFC signed, flying Miles Falcon GAENG sadly killed in the race with entrant Wg Cdr Sherren MC. 25. Brig Gen A G Lewis signed flying Miles Whitney Straight GAEZO. 26, Sqn Ldr A Harvey signed flying Miles Whitney Straight GAEVH. 27. E Jobing Tusson signed flying Miles Whitney Straight GAEWK. 28. Charles Hughesdon flying Cabin Monoplane CWA Cygnet GAEMA signed Entrant James Waddington. 29. H R A Edwards flying Wicko GAEZZ signed entrant Carill Napier. 30. C H Welles flying BA Eagle Mach 1 GADID signed entrant William W Potter. 31. William H Moss signed flying Moss Monoplane GAEST. Incredible piece of aviation history uncommonly rare to find complete. Race Summary King's Cup Won At 233 MPH Exciting Finish At Hatfield: Charles Gardner's Second Victory. All eyes were strained towards the westward sky. It was late afternoon, and the lowering sun glared exactly from that direction. 'Suddenly a dark blob came into view, and grew larger with incredible rapidity. Charles Gardner it was who, in his low wing monoplane, a 205 HP. Percival Mew Gull, swooped down upon Hatfield aerodrome, and soared up again triumphantly into the skies, winner Of the King's Cup for the second year in succession. A short pause, and then two, no, three, more blobs appeared in the sky, closing up on one another. This time none Could name the order of the places, till Brigadier General Lewin, oldest pilot in the race, crossed the boundary of the airport with a clear lead in his Miles Whitney Straight. Close behind, so close to one another that it appeared a dead heat for third place till the judges announced their decision, came Capt. Percival, in another Percival Mew Gull, and Squadron-Leader Harvey, in another Miles Whitney Straight. Percival, who made the fastest speed of the race. 238. 7 MPH, against the winner's 233. 7 MPH had snatched third place right on the post, by a margin of only one second after a flight Of 656 miles. Lewin averaged 144. 5 MPH, and Harvey 142. 4 MPH W. Dancy and F. W. Rowarth, had thus accomplished a remarkable piece of handicapping, Harvey had started from Dublin that morning, 1 hr. 51 mins. 30 sees. ahead of Capt. Percival, and a single second separated them at the finish, while 2 mins. 24 secs. covered the first four. All thirteen finishers, out of the seventeen who had started from Dublin on the final day. arrived within twenty minutes. The scratch plane, the tiny red TIC 4, built by the students of the De Havilland Technical School, and entered in the race by Lord Wakefield, with R. J. Waight as pilot, averaged 230. 5 MPH and came in ninth. The finish of the 1937 King's Cup Air Race, however, was by far the most exciting part about it, from the point of view of spectacle. Pilots started off from Hatfield at 9 a. m. on Friday morning, and a lovely morning it was, as Geo. Reynolds and Bob Spikins, both well known to motoring folk as time-keepers, moved slowly along the line, despatching the twenty-seven competitors at half minute intervals. One by one the planes taxied away, shook the dew from their wheels and soared off into the blue. For the first day's stage there was no handicap, and the fastest planes started first, making for Dublin via Cambridge, Skegness, York, Scarborough, Whitby, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Portpatrick, and Newtownards. Then, having arrived at Dublin, two-thirds of the fastest machines in each class (up to 150 BHP. and over) were entitled to continue the race next day, on the return journey to Hatfield, by a different route. Handicaps now came into operation. Thus the only places on the route, as it happened, over which the planes passed twice were in Ireland, save for the remote Portpatrick, on the West Coast of Scotland. At Hatfield, where last year there was considerable excitement as competitors covered several laps of a short course, the interest of the race lasted for a few minutes only, though the brilliance of the actual finish made up for the shortness of the entertainment. The eliminating contest on the first day was marred by the fatal accident to Wing-Commanders E. G. Hilton, DFC AFC, and P. C. Sherren MC*, at the Scarborough turning point. Here the direction of the wind was such that a powerful up-current was caused by the steep slope of the peninsular on which the castle stands, and the unfortunate machine was caught in the resulting downward curl of the air-current on the other side of the rock. Several other competitors had narrow escapes, and many suffered such a severe bump that their heads hit the roof, while on one machine the ballast weights were dislodged and tore through the bottom of the fuselage. Waight in the TK 4 made fastest time at 206. 7 MPH in the class for engines up to 150 BHP. and Percival was fastest in the other class, with the Mew Gull, at 225. 5 MPH Separate prizes were awarded for the first day's runs. On the second day it soon became evident that Gardner and Percival had. speed in reserve, and were all out to catch the limit planes. Waight in the TIC 4 had to concede 2 mins. 10 secs. to Percival, in spite of his machine's lower BHP, presumably on account of his tiny fuselage, closely fitting the pilot all round, even to the cowling on top. He lost ground right from the start, however, while Waller, who, on the D. H. Comet, winner of the 1934 Australian race, had 5 mins. 17 secs. start from Percival, was being steadily overhauled. The sixty-three years old Brigadier General Lewin, who only took up flying a few years ago, was keeping his position well, among the long-handicap men, and Gardner, who had an advantage of 6 min. 4 sees. over Percival on the handicap, seemed the only one with any real chance of catching him. This he eventually accomplished near Hemel Hempstead, right at the dose of the final stretch from Cardiff. Whilst a large crowd at Hatfield was awaiting the winners, a display of aerobatics was given, first by Pilot Officer Helps, in a Gloster Gauntlet, then by Herr Fischer, the Swiss trick pilot, -who demonstrated his famous flick roll, and finally Herr Forster, of Germany. Some remarkable models were also put through their paces. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 31: Werner von Braun SAS Charter Flight 30 Sep 1961 Signed by Werner von Braun. German-American aerospace engineer and space...

Werner von Braun SAS Charter Flight 30 Sep 1961 Signed by Werner von Braun. German-American aerospace engineer and space architect. He was the leading figure in the development of rocket technology in Germany and a pioneer of rocket technology and space science in the United States. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 32: Frank Whittle and Hans Von Ohain signed The Jet Age hardback book dust cover slightly torn on back book not affected signatures...

Frank Whittle and Hans Von Ohain signed The Jet Age hardback book dust cover slightly torn on back book not affected signatures on inside title page. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 33: George VI, Hugh Trenchard and W A Robinson STAMPED AUTOGRAPHS not hand signed on promotion document making Frank Koester...

George VI, Hugh Trenchard and W A Robinson STAMPED AUTOGRAPHS not hand signed on promotion document making Frank Koester a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force. George V was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936. Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO (3 February 1873 - 10 February 1956) was a British officer who was instrumental in establishing the Royal Air Force. He has been described as the Father of the Royal Air Force. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 34: King Hussein of Jordan RAF 80TH Anniversary flown FDC signed by His Majesty King Hussein of Jordan. Double PM 01. 04. 98...

King Hussein of Jordan RAF 80TH Anniversary flown FDC signed by His Majesty King Hussein of Jordan. Double PM 01. 04. 98 RAF 80th Anniversary. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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Lot 37: Dr. Hugo Eckener Zeppelin legend signed 1933 Graz Zeppelin arrival in Chicago cover, with 26/10/33 Chicago CDS postmark was...

Dr. Hugo Eckener Zeppelin legend signed 1933 Graz Zeppelin arrival in Chicago cover, with 26/10/33 Chicago CDS postmark was the manager of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin during the inter-war years, and also the commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin for most of its record-setting flights, including the first airship flight around the world, making him the most successful airship commander in history. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. CATEGORY: AAM
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