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Automobilia, Petroliana, Aeronautica, Autographs, Signatures and Significant Registration Plates.
Filtering Category: Automobilia, Aeronautica and Garage Memorabilia
Lot 11WWII - Hawker Hurricane motorcar mascot; A good representation off the famous Battle of Britain front-line fighter c1940; silver-plated bronze with incised detail to cockpit canopy & flying surfaces, rotating propeller, and applied transfer roundels: faded to wings, display-mounted. W/span 7.5in (19cm)..
Lot 16Alex Leonard ''Battle of Britain'' - An original painting depicting a typical incident during the aerial campaign 1940; depicting Messerschmitt Bf-109 preparing to engage Hawker Hurricanes attacking raiding bombers; oil on canvas, signed by the artist, with detailed caption verso; unframed. 18x24in (46x61cm)..
Lot 23A Formula 1 Opus Classic Edition being eight hundred and forty-five pages within checkered cloth bound cover. Exclusive interviews with F1 legends and personalities, contributions from the best F1 writers, 1000+ images and 200,000+ words, rare and never before seen images, exclusive photoshoots with F1 legends..
Lot 28''The Blue Max'' - Original poster for the WWI-period film c1969; starring George Peppard, Ursula Andress & James Mason; full-colour dramatic-action artwork lithograph, French text & title ''La Crepuscule des Aigles'' for 20thC Fox distributors Paris; faint fold-marks, good clean condition. 23x16.5in (53x42cm)..
Lot 34Spirit of St Louis - Charles Lindbergh Transatlantic Flight c1920s; A desk-top cigarette-lighter modelled representation of the famous ''Spirit of St Louis'' high-wing monoplane commemorating the first West-East solo Transatlantic Aerial Crossing in July 1927; nickel-plated brass with concealed lighter cockpit canopy, incised decoration & inscribed USA - ST-53; prop-blades lacking. W/span 7in (18cm)..
Lot 39Grosser Preis von Deutschland 1930 - A rare pre-war motor sport award plaque; nickel-plated brass with art-deco design of helmeted driver and variously inscribed ''Motor Sport Vogel Verlag'' dated 29.6.1930; ovate format, shows some age-polished wear. Footnote: Possibly the non-championship event held at Avus near Berlin. In 1936 the stadium part of the circuit was used for the 50km Walk and Cycle Racing events in the Olympic Games..
Lot 48Schneider Trophy Seaplane Mascot - A unique craftsman-engineer built representation of a Gloster Napier type seaplane racer c1927; supremely fabricated of flush-riveted stainless-steel construction with inset burnished copper nacelle-covers, rotating propeller. W/span 5in (13cm) length 6in (15cm)..
Lot 49Aviators Windcap - A rare interwar or earlier period flying-helmet c1920s; soft unlined black leather with maker's label inscribed Scully ''Air Mail Helmet'' Los Angeles USA; bears ink-stamped inscription within crown inscribed ''Wert[he..] Ross[et ] 56 Officers Mess''; together with a pair of matching-period cased tinted-lensed flying goggles. (2).