SPITFIRE COUNTRY signed by RAF and Luftwaffe pilots. By Nicolas Trudgian signed x38
Sold out in 2001. This is a Limited Edition print 291/500 originally signed by the artist Nicolas Trudgian and three spitfire pilots from the Battle of Britain,
Ludwik Martel, Peter Olver and Gerald ‘Basil’ Stapleton.
After attending numerous signing sessions and airshows, an additional 35 signatures from pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain* were added,
including Luftwaffe fighter pilot Hans Ekkehard Bob.
Basil Stapleton DFC (Stapme) finished the war with 6 victories including Franz Von Werra (the one that got away) and as he said,
in his own words “Von Werra is the one on the ground in this print”!
Comes with wonderful photographic provenance of all the pilots at the signings.
Sadly, it is believed all these ace pilots have passed on now. So this beautiful item is unrepeatable.
"Never in the field of human conflict, has so much been owed by so many, to so few" - Winston Churchill.
3 Spitfire pilots from 603 Squadron:
Ludwik Martel KW bar & bar, VM (5c) *
Basil Stapleton DFC *
Peter Olver DFC *
Additional signatures added:
Billy Drake DFC bar, DSO
Bob Doe DFC bar, DSO
Bob Foster DFC
Byron Duckenfield AFC
Eric Brown* CBE DSC AFC RN
Geoffrey Wellum DFC
Jimmy Corbin DFC
John Ellacombe CB DFC*
John Freeborn DFC*
Josh Millard AE KSG
Ken Lee DFC
Ken MacKenzie DFC, AFC
Peter Ayerst DFC * (Battle of France- first engagement with an Me109 )
Tom Neil DFC*, AFC, Bronze Star (US)
Tony Iveson DFC
Terry Clark DFM
Tony Pickering AFC
Wilf Sizer DFC bar
Hans Ekkehard Bob – 60 victories, Knights Cross, EK2, EK1, DK
(* Battle Of Britain)
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