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Aviation memorabilia to go ‘under the hammer’


The next specialist Historic Aviation sale at Dominic Winter Auctioneers will take place on 11 November and will include the Jack Mappin collection of Royal Air Force memorabilia. Going under the hammer will be a 1942 Air Ministry “Scramble” bell (Est. £700-1000), a Station Ensign from RAF Tangmere dated 1942 (Est. £200-300) and several Gallantry medal groups.

The sale will also include the Michael Shaw collection of Aircraft Nameplates. Michael’s career spanned from 1958 to 1985, and during this time he broke up all types of aircraft ranging from a Rolls Royce Hawk to a Concorde Olympus 593. The collection represents aircraft from Britain, America, Italy, Germany, Belgium and Russia. The auctioneers will be selling the collection of 195 nameplates as one lot with an estimate of £10,000-15,000. For more information please contact Henry Meadows: or 01285 860006.

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