A collection of 38 limited edition, numbered prints featuring WW2 aircraft by painters Frank Wooton, Philip West, Robert Taylor, John Rayson, Michael Taylor, Nicholas Trudigan, Gerald Coulson, Michael Burnett and David Shepherd.
30 framed prints.
8 unframed prints.
Some artists proofs.
Most with the several servicemen’s signatures including many famous fighter and bomber pilots of WW2 and Tom Sopwith. These include “The Dambusters” by Robert Taylor with 18 pilots signatures, “Operation Jericho – The Jailbreakers” by Gerald Coulson with 19 signatures and “The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” by Robert Taylor with 15 signatures.
Also included is an accompanying collection of decorative printed plates featuring WW2 aircraft scenes by a variety of painters. By Royal Doulton, Wedgewood, Royal Worcester and Davenport. These number some 50 plates, all in original box packaging and unused.
This swivel chair is No.240 from a dining room of the White Star ocean liner RMS Olympic, sister ship to the RMS Titanic. In carved mahogany, swivelling on cast iron legs. With fabric seat cushion. A rare collectors item.
A very rare, steam engine related, enamel advertising sign.
Made for Schniffer & Co, Argenintian agents for Ransomes products, and featuring a particularly handsome cental picture, depicting of a portable steam enigne and thresher in operation. Surrounding engravings of Ransomes products including various types of portable engines, a traction engine and a stationary engine.