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OC412 OC412 Assorted Wreck Recovered Relics - Click for the bigger picture New Stock OC412 Assorted Wreck Recovered Relics - A further mixed lot from our relic collection. Firstly we have an unidentified aircraft component; this is broad arrow marked and carries the reference number 27N/43. It shows some crash damage but has been conserved to display condition. This is accompanied by and RAF aircrew communication jack plug ; the Bakelite case is damaged but again it has been conserved. In addition we are offering a section of B-17 aircraft skin and a section of fuel line, both recovered from a Fortress belonging to the 398th bomb Group based at Nuthampstead. This mixed lot concludes with the end cap from a Luftwaffe incendiary bomb which is completely inert and is also conserved. An interesting mixed lot which would display well on a board at an entry level price.

£5.00
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6241 Item 6241 Crash Relic Trim Wheel - Click for the bigger picture New Stock Item 6241 Crash Relic Trim Wheel - Here we have today's mystery object! Our best guess is it is an aircraft trim wheel but that is as far as we have got. The wheel itself is bound with rope for better grip and the reverse has a cog to drive a chain. We have various clues to assist with a positive ID. One of the bolts is marked 'Aero Supply' which we believe to be of US origin. The wheel is stamped 510820 3 to the centre whilst on the reverse plate is scratched DOI 2417K and below WIS01. In addition it has a stamp within a circle which appears to read 'ATFI' and below 'H5' although this is not entirely clear. The diameter of the wheel is 8.5" (22 cm) and the mounting bracket (that shows signs of crash damage) is 12" (31 cm) top to bottom. If any visors to the site can assist with a positive ID we would be delighted to add this to our rather vague description! Most of the original blue/grey paintwork remains in good condition.

£35.00
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6230 Item 6230 Bell P-39 Airacobra Crash Relics - Click for the bigger picture New Stock Item 6230 Bell P-39 Airacobra Crash Relics - On offer is a substantial piece of airframe skin from a Bell P-39 which is accompanied by a further piece from the same aircraft which is described as a wing spar section. The main piece carries much of the original olive paintwork; it is heavily compressed and it is clear the aircraft impacted the ground at significant speed. Like the other items listed from this collection we have no details of the air frame but we understand these pieces were recovered from Russia. We have been unable to identify what part of the aircraft this was from although a clue might be an inspection hatch aperture. The relic measures an impressive 53" in length (135 cm) but needs to be handled with care due to sharp edges. The wing spar section is also painted in olive drab and is of more modest proportions 24"x 9" (61 cm x 23 cm). £35.00
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6214 DH Mosquito Flight Control Surface - Click for the bigger picture New Stock DH Mosquito Flight Control Surface - Another impressive item from our crash relic collection. This was described by the previous owner as ' a DH98 elevator relic'. We have not been able to identify if this is an aileron, rudder or elevator part but if any visitors to the site can give us a positive identification we will add it to our description. It is certainly one of the three and still has significant areas of olive drab and brown camouflage paint remaining. The reverse side, not shown in our listing picture, is missing a good proportion of the aluminium skin and shows the internal framing and the original control bar, which has been severed in the crash. The item measures about 19"x 16" (49cm x 41cm) so am impressive piece but slso a good display size. It has been conserved, is stable and is ready for display in your collection! Like all items listed more detailed pictures are available on request. £75.00
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6215 DH Mosquito Merlin Engine Inner Exhaust Shroud - Click for the bigger picture New Stock DH Mosquito Merlin Engine Inner Exhaust Shroud - Another sizeable and identifiable relic item from the iconic 'Wooden Wonder'. This was described by the previous owner as an inner exhaust shroud but like the other relic parts from the collection we have no information on the air frame it was recovered from. The 'Mossie' was powered by either a Merlin Mk 23 or Mk 25 engines and this part would have had the exhaust stubs projecting through it with the shroud abutting the engine nacelle. It is in good relic condition with signs of crash damage and some corrosion but it has been nicely conserved to display standard and is finished in silver paint. It measures 42" in length and the aperture is 7 1/2" wide (107 cm x 19 cm).

£45.00
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6216 De Havilland: DH 98 Mosquito Engine Mount - Click for the bigger picture New Stock De Havilland: DH 98 Mosquito Engine Mount - Another significant crash relic described by the previous owner as 'forward section of wreck recovered engine mounting from a late mark DH Mosquito'. Like the other relics from this collection it has been restored and to a good display condition as shown in our picture.

In checking on line the mount is clearly identifiable and it still has alloy and rubber tubing and other components attached, some of which are profusely stamped. The engine mount shows some corrosion but having been conserved and restored by the previous owner it seems stable and would make an impressive display item alongside other Mosquito related artefacts. Sadly we again have no information on the airframe it originated from. It is a sizeable piece at 40" long and 16" at the wide end (102 cm x 41 cm) and it weighs 8.1 kilos without packing so please check delivery costs with us before ordering!

If Mosquito's are your thing we have another impressive lump from the same collection which we will be listing shortly!

£75.00
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OC410 Wooden Model of Major Glenn Miller U.S.A.A.F. - Click for the bigger picture New Stock Wooden Model of Major Glenn Miller U.S.A.A.F. - Major Glenn Miller was an evocative American big band musician, arranger, composer and bandleader of the swing era. He was born in 1904 at Clarinda, Iowa and he enjoyed great success back home and as well as his music he became a movie star. In 1942, at the peak of his civilian career, Miller decided to join the war effort.

Then aged 38, Miller was too old to be drafted and first volunteered for the Navy but was told that they did not need him. He then persuaded the United States Army to accept him so he could, in his own words, "be placed in charge of a modernized Army band". He became a huge success and did much to help the moral of service personnel posted overseas that he entertained but all this ended on the night of December 15, 1944. Miller was to fly from the United Kingdom to Paris on a UC-64 Norseman, USAAF serial 44-70285, which departed from RAF Twinwood Farm in Clapham, on the outskirts of Bedford. The aircraft never arrived at destination and was thought to be lost over the English Channel. No trace of any of the occupants have ever been found.

Our model is an imposing 14" tall (36cm) and came from a defunct aviation museum display. It is made from wood, is hand painted and is marked to the base 'Major Glenn Miller U.S.A.A.F' and is signed to the rear 'Jones'. We have no idea of the origins of this piece but it looks to be a one off model hand worked rather than a commercially produced kit and is certainly not a new piece. He does show some age related wear and tear but is generally in good display condition and really deserves to be back on public display in an appropriate museum. This is certainly not the sort of article that turns up on E Bay and could well be a unique piece. A one off opportunity to own an iconic image of the best known band leader of WW11.

£65.00
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OC409 Aircraft Port and Starboard Access Panels - Click for the bigger picture New Stock Aircraft Port and Starboard Access Panels - This pair are a complete mystery as we have no information as you’re their origins or the airframe they came from. Their source was from the now defunct Torbay Aviation Museum and we speculate they may have been separated from the aircraft when the museum contents were auctioned by Sotheby's back in 1988.

The panels as shown are a mirror image of each other and we speculate they were port and starboard fuselage or wing access panels. The only clue we currently have is in cleaning them before photography today we noticed and manufacturers code G5 in a flattened circle which we believe represents the Gloster company. This is followed by 401 which is repeated with an ink stamp on the inside of one panel, which we are advised is a factory inspectors stamp. In addition one panel is stamped Y46888 8 whilst the other is marked Y46889 8 which we assume to be the part number. So if any armchair or other experts can add anything to our knowledge on these we would be glad to hear from you and will update our listing accordingly.

Each panel has a silver base with white overpainting with both originally having a vertical stripe down each. Inside is finished in drab olive and riveted reinforcing struts and rubbing blocks fitted. Each measures 30" x 14" and tapering down to 9.5" (77cm x 36cm tapering down to 24cm.) We know Torbay owned Meteor T7 (WF877) and perhaps these panels came from her but we stand to be corrected!

£35.00
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6233 B-17 Flying Fortress Crash Relics - Click for the bigger picture New Stock B-17 Flying Fortress Crash Relics - An entry level assortment of crash relics recovered from a B-17 crash site. In this instance whilst we have no details of the actual aircraft loss we do know these were recovered from a Fortress from the 398th bomb Group based at Nuthampstead Hertfordshire in WW11.

Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London but was first occupied from September 1943 by the 55th Fighter Group, equipped with P-38s. The 398th Bomb Group, equipped with B-17s took over the station in April 1944 and remained until June 1945 after which it was returned to the RAF in July of 1945.

These assorted relics have all been conserved and are described as 'airframe fragments, exploded oxygen tank part, a bomb splinter, cockpit Perspex and tufnol fragments, section of fuel pipe and an inner wing part'. Some of the relics show traces of original olive drab paint. Due to their small size these relics would exhibit well on a display board but we will leave that decision to the new owner. Modestly priced.

£5.00
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6217 DH Mosquito Aircraft Parts - Click for the bigger picture New Stock DH Mosquito Aircraft Parts - Another small selection of crash recovered aircraft parts from the collection we have just bought, this time from a De Havilland Mosquito. Like the other relics we are listing we don't have the specific details of the airframe they were recovered from but have been told they relate to a late WW11 'Mossie' circa 1944-45. The largest and most impressive item to the rear centre of our picture is described as a section of elevator torque tube. Whilst for sale as a relic item it appears to be in near perfect condition and could well be utilised in you have a static build in process. It is profusely stamped with the Mosquito part number J9891 1SS8 and DH 1165 as well as HHM with 53 below enclosed in a circle.

In addition we have various other Mosquito parts including a control rod from the rudder operating system stamped J98139, again in very good conserved condition. The other assorted parts have been described by the previous owner as ' an engine component mounting bracket, a coolant flexible joint sleeve, a damaged piece of rubber brake pipe tubing and a skin section'. This however carries stamping A 93928 -1 rather than the Mosquito '98' code and we speculate this may have been recovered from another aircraft but is included with this package.

We also have some larger Mosquito crash relics we will shortly be listing, obtained from the same collection.

£45.00
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6221 Assorted WW11 Aircraft Crash Relics - Click for the bigger picture New Stock Assorted WW11 Aircraft Crash Relics - On offer is a mixed lot which forms a part of the small relic collection that we have just taken in. Firstly top left in our picture are a pair of piston rings from a Pratt & Whitney R2800 radial engine recover from a P-47 Thunderbolt; these are 6" in diameter (15cm). Below them is a cast air frame section recovered from a JU 88 crash site. Shown on the bottom left are several pieces of wreckage, including a section of the rudder from a Halifax B Mk7 that crashed in 1944; these show some of the original black paint. Finally to the right of the picture is a section of Bristol Beaufighter skin together with a reflector gun sight locking ring, which were both recovered from the same dig. The skin section again carries much of its original green paint. All these items have been nicely conserved and are ready for display. Sadly the actual details of the individual crash sites has not been recorded but an interesting lot nonetheless. £20.00
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6220 Avro Lancaster Crash Relics - Click for the bigger picture New Stock Avro Lancaster Crash Relics - Another small but interesting collection of crash relics from an un named Lancaster dig crash site. The centrepiece is clearly P4A master compass. Whilst clearly in relic condition it has been nicely conserved and remains a great display item. The glass and compass card are long gone but the bezel, engraved with the points of the compass, still rotates and the instrument is marked with the 'Type 4A and numbered 1866T. Much of the original slate grey paint is intact and the sprung suspension is still functioning. This is accompanied by a polished brass Lancaster fuel gauge bezel and the set is completed with an inert cartridge case.

£25.00
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6225 Hawker Hurricane Crash Relics - Click for the bigger picture New Stock Hawker Hurricane Crash Relics - A rather interesting selection of clearly identifiable crash recovered Hurricane aircraft parts although sadly the details of the wreck from which they were salvaged has not been recorded. Perhaps most impressive is the Rolls Royce Merlin engine compressor type A.V.A.M. which was used on both the Spitfire and Hurricanes to facilitate the use of the flaps and also for cocking the machine guns mounted in each wing. It is profusely stamped with various numbers as well as an A.I.D mark. Despite being in semi relic condition it has been nicely conserved and is very stable. The large rectangular item is a section recovered from the aircrafts TR9D radio transmitter/ receiver. We can only speculate the last messages that were transmitted through it but we hope the pilot was able to bail out before the aircraft crashed. This piece measures 12" x 8"x 4.5" (30cm x 20 cm 12 cm) This, like all the pieces in this collection, has been professionally conserved. We also offer a section of alloy tubing, which would have formed part of the Hurricane's airframe and the group is completed by what we believe a part of a Rolls Royce Merlin engine block stud. In summary an identifiable grouping relating to one of the iconic fighters of the Battle and Britain and WW 11, which would benefit from being display mounted.

£42.00
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6232 P-39 Airacobra Crash Relics - Click for the bigger picture New Stock P-39 Airacobra Crash Relics - On offer is another grouping of crash relics, this time from a P-39 Airocabra. Sadly we don't know the actual aircraft these came from but the previous owner advised the relics were recovered from a crash site in Russia. The Bell P-39 Airacobra was introduced into service in 1941 one of the principal American fighter aircraft in service when the United States entered the war. The P-39 was used extensively by the Soviet Air Force who took around a third of aircraft produced with 4,719 being delivered to the Soviet Union of the N & Q variants.

The relics in this grouping have been nicely conserved and carry much of the original olive drab, brown and grey paintwork. Several of the pieces are stamped or stencilled with serial numbers. In addition two sections of alloy also carry distinctive blue and white square I/D marks located beside clear cut outs on both sides of the skin. One piece was clearly a cable duct sheathing with the remains of the severed cable inside whilst another is finished in camouflaged paint and shows clear signs of original flak damage. This grouping, like others we are currently listing, would benefit from being mounted on a display board but we will leave that decision to the new custodian. The largest panel in the group measures 21" x 6" (54cm x 15cm) so overall an excellent size for display purposes.

£25.00
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OC348 Ship's Mast with Stainless Steel Fitting Kit and Accessories - Click for the bigger picture Featured Ship's Mast with Stainless Steel Fitting Kit and Accessories - Here we have a unique opportunity to appeal to architects, interior designers, or those contemplating their own "Grand Design" project! We have been fortunate in purchasing a strictly limited quantity of ship's masts that were intended for use in an overseas retail interior design scheme that reflected the nautical look. To this end, the company who won the contract to make these items was a genuine ship's mast manufacturer - the laminated design used is identical to that employed on traditional sailing ship's masts. The round timber section is made from best quality Redwood and is laminated from 8 sections with a hollow interior. The base plate is made from 8mm stainless steel and is complemented by two stainless facia panels made from polished stainless steel to again reflect the nautical theme. When used in store, a Redwood cross beam (100mm x 45mm) was mounted on the stainless steel 16 gauge wall bracket (which is included with this set), which in turn was fitted through the slot cut in the top section of the mast and was then locked in position by a beautifully engineered stainless wedge. We do not have any cross beams remaining, but these are an off-the-shelf item although it is likely the new owners of these masts may wish to adapt them to their own use and spaces. Whilst these were manufactured back in the late 1990’s, they are brand new and have never been used and became surplus when the design scheme was replaced. Some of the timber has minor storage issues resulting in the odd scratch to the mast's finish, but this would be very easy to tidy up where required. We even have the stainless fixing bolts for the base plates, although the locking adhesive that is included is now date expired. We would imagine this kit would sit equally well in a marine themed environment, a wine bar, restaurant, club house, or in a loft space. The applications are as wide as your imagination! We do not exaggerate to say the original purchase price of a single set back in the late 1990’s was close to £1000 a time! We are offering each set 14 years later at a fraction of the manufacturer's costs and we can only speculate what it would cost to produce this quality and specification today. Quite clearly this is a one off opportunity and when they are gone they are gone. Each mast stands 2030mm (80”) to the base of the slot and the total height including the base to the top of the mast is 2500mm (98.5”). In view of their size, these are offered at an ex-warehouse price with the buyer being responsible for collection and delivery. Clearly final use is up to the end user, but these kits were designed for interior use and we believe this would remain the most appropriate application for them. Further detailed pictures of the sets can be provided on request. If you require a bulk quantity for your project please get in touch and we can look at a discounted trade price dependent on number of units required. £195.00
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1122 Royal Navy Ditty Box and WW11 Medal Group - Click for the bigger picture New Stock Royal Navy Ditty Box and WW11 Medal Group - We always try and buy good Royal Navy Ditty boxes when they turn up but in the main their provenance has been lost down the years. If we are lucky it may have a brass name plate fitted and occasionally they come with some of their original contents ; this example is one of those.

This Ditty Box is to standard form and size and made from pine which has been lightly waxed. Inside the pen tray remains in place but the letter bars in the lid were missing so we have replaced these and it would be hard to tell these were not the issue items. To the front panel evidence exists to show where an original name plaque was mounted, just below the key hole. It would seem this was replaced by a custom made silvered example mounted in a recessed slot in the front top of the lid ; this is named to A.L.Clarke. The key was missing when purchased, as are the lock clasp locating lugs on the inside lid. We suspect this was removed when the key was lost and the lugs cut to gain access, as often seems to have happened with these items. The brass lock is still fitted although in a locked position. We have added a period key which fits the lock but does not operate it but is fine for display purposes.

Inside the box is lightly stained and shows signs of use with minor repairs to the rear of the lid. What lifts this example well above the norm is that the box contains the original owners World War 11 medal grouping. These are mounted as worn with pin attachment to the medal bar and are made up of the 1939-45 Star, the Atlantic Star which was awarded to all Royal Navy and Merchant Navy Personnel for 6 months service afloat between 1939-45 in Atlantic, Russian or home waters. The Rosette indicates the recipient was subsequently awarded the France and Germany Star for service in these areas between 6 June 1944 and 8 May 1945. This is also accompanied by the 1939-45 War Medal. These are all as usual unnamed and as issued.

What brings the grouping to life is A.L.Clarke clearly also served in the Special Constabulary and was awarded the Special Constabulary Long Service Medal. This was awarded to all ranks who served at least 50 duties in wartime or 9 years service in peacetime. This medal is engraved to Arthur L. Clarke so ties in nicely with the ditty box plaque and confirms the two items belong together and we believe this is how they should remain. We don't have any other history on Clarke other than the grouping was purchased near Bristol in South West England and we speculate the family may have had West Country origins. It may well be possible with the little information that is known the trace the service history of Mr Clarke but we will leave this pleasure to a future owner although if any armchair detectives can add anything here we would be delighted to add additional details to our listing. We understand Ditty Boxes were technically withdrawn as an issue item in 1938 and replaced by a small brown suitcase so it could be Clarke joined up before WW 11 seeing had a prewar Ditty Box despite being technically withdrawn he continued to use it during his wartime service. Box measures 12" x 8"x 6" (30.5cm x 20.5cm x 15cm) Like all items listed on our site a full range of detailed photographs are available on request.

£148.00
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