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We just bought a collection of mostly sold-out aviation art - great signatures and great artists - Taylor, Trudgian, Wooton, Krebs, Postlethwaite and others. Check these out!...
"After the Battle" by Robert Taylor
Spitfire Mk IXs of 611 Squadron return to Kenley following cobat with Fw190s over the English channel, July,1942. Below are the fields of southern England, the channel in the distance.
27 3/4" x 17 1/2" limited/numbered edition of 1000 signed by Spitfire pilots Paddy Barthropp, Neville Duke, Johnnie Johnson, Harbourne Stephen, Sir Archie Winskill, and Alan Wright.
"Bridge At Remagen" by Robert Taylor
Special matched number Trilogy Edition
Main Print : Arado 234 and Me-262 jets of the Luftwaffe make a last desparate attack on the American held Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine at Remagen, March 1945.
Plus two extra smaller prints signed by the artist:
"Night Interceptors" by Robert Taylor : Me-262s climb out at dusk on an intercept mission during the Battle for Germany, 1945.
"Pre Flight Brief" by Robert Taylor: An Heinkel He 162 "Volksjager" jet fighter prepares for a mission at Leck, May, 1945.
limited edition of 1250 signed by 5 top German jet aces
"Russian Roulette" by Robert Taylor
Yak 3s and Me-109s fly head on at each other in a typical aerial combat manoeuvre between top fighter aces on the Russian Front n WWII.
33" X 24", limited edition of 1250 prints signed by 6 German and Russian aces.
"Hunters In The Desert" by Robert Taylor
Fighter pilots of JG27 clamber from their Me109s after a mission agains the RAF in the Western Desert, June, 1942. Above them, Hans-Joachim Marseille his 100th victory with a low level pass over his dusty airstrip.
34" X 25" ,edition of 1250 Signed by four Luftwaffe Me109 pilots
who flew with Marsielle in North Africa:
"Adolf Galland" - Pencil Portrait reproduction by Donna Neary
A rare B&W portrait of the famous ace, original done in pencil, shown with flight jacket & dress hat. Edition of 500 signed by Galland and the artist in Washington in 1983.
"Flying the Jolly Roger" by Robert Watts
An element of Navy Phantoms from VF-84, "The Jolly Rogers", return to the Carrier "Independence, agains a "Yankee Station" sundown in 1965
32" X 25", editon of 1000,
signed by Commander Randall H. Cunningham, USN, Major General Marion Carl and Colonel Manfred Rietsch
"Hunting Party" by Robert Watts
Colonel "Gabby" Gabreski leads a group of F-86 Sabres of thw 51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing asthey blast off a South Korean Airfield. In minutes they will be headed North to the Yalu River, and MiG Alley.
32" X 24", editio of 1000
signed by 4 Korean War aces: Col. Robert Baldwin, Major General Fredrick Blesse, Col. Frances Gabreski, Lt Col. Edwin Heller
"Heroes of the Mighty Eighth" by Mark Postlethwaite
A B-17 Flying Fortress, a P-51 Mustang and a P-47 Thunderbolt - the heroes of the Mighty Eighth Air Force's World War II air war over Europe - fly in a rare three-plane formation.
22"x 18" limited edition, numbered print is signed by the artist and by aces Don Blakeslee and Hub Zemke and 305th Bomb Group Medal of Honor recipient William Lawley.
FAMOUS FIGHTERS by Mark Postlethwaite
12" X 17" - each signed by the ace whose markings are on the aircraft
- Messerschmitt 109F - flown by Adolf Galland, Kommodore, Jagdgeschwader 26, summer, 1944 - s/n edition of 1000 .....1352.....$200.
-Messerschmitt 262 - flown by Johannes "Macky" Steinhoff, Jagdgeschwader 7, winter, 1944 - s/n edition of 1000.....1353.....$200.
-P-40N Warhawk - flown by Don Lopez, 75th Fighter Squadron, summer, 1944 - s/n edition of 1000.....1354.....$175.
- P-47D Thunderbolt - flown by Hub Zempke, CO, 56th Fighter Group, summer, 1944 - s/n edition of 1000.....1355.....$200.
- Messerschmitt 110G - flown by Hans-Joachim Jabs, Kommodore, Nachtjagdgeschwader1, spring, 1944.....s/n edition of 1000.....1358.....$200.
-Focke-Wulf 190 - flown by Hannes Trautloft, Kommodore, JG 54 "Grunherz", winter, 1943, s/n edition of 1000.....1357.....$200.
- P-51D Mustang - flown by Don Blakeslee, CO, 4th Fighter group, USAAF, July, 1944, s/n edition of 1000.....1349.....$200.
"The Straggler" by Frank Wootton
Adolf Galland in his Messerschmitt and Johnnie Johnson in his Spitfire both warily circle a damaged American B-17, each aware of the other, each awaiting his opportunity...
30" X 23", edition size 1250 s/n by the artist and by Adolf Galland and Johnnie Johnson
"General's Command" by Graeme Lothian
Senior Jagdwaffe officers who no longer command units - highly decorated expert fighter pilots - fly together in the final hors of the war.
Signed by Lt. General Adolf Galland, Lt General Count Krupinski, and General Macky Steinhoff.
25" X 16" , s/n edition size of 1000
"Tangmere Hurricanes" by Nicolas Trudgian
Mk I Hurricanes of 601 Squadron, refuelled and rearmed, climb to rejoin the Battle in the summer of 1940. Below, life goes on as a Southern Railway trai pulls out of a local village station.
Image size 27" X 17", edition of 1000 s/n
Signed by the artist and 4 Battle of Britain aces: Peter Townsend, Geoffrey Page, Roland Beaumont and "Birdie" Wilson
# 188/1000.....with slight damage to the edge, does not show in the image area.....1336.....$165.
"Advance Into Europe" By Nicolas Trudgian
Hub Zempke leads P-47 Thunderbolts of the 56th Fighter group on a low level interdiction mission shortly after D-Day, 1944. Below, American troops move through a recently liberated French village to the front lines.
27" X 17", edition size of 1250. Signed by 4 American P-47 aces: Col. Paul Conger, Col. Francis Gabreski, Major General Donald Strait and Col Hub Zempke.
"The Day of the Fighters" by Nicolas Trudgian
Fw 190s of I/JG-1 returning after intercepting USAAF bombers making their way home from the Schweinfurt raid, Aug 17, 1943. A B-17, downed on the outward leg of the raid, has survived a crash landing in the Dutch marshes below.
28" X 17" image size s/n edition of 1000. Signed by 3 German fighter pilots: Oberleutnant Adolf Glunz, Hauptmann Alfred Grislawskwi and Major Gerhard Schopfel.
"Brillianten am Himmel" (Diamonds in the Sky) by Heinz Krebs
In a majestic setting over the Alps, we see the BF-109s of Oberst Erich Hartmann and Generalleutnant Adolf Galland, both recipients of the extremely rare decoration - Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds with the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Galland was the Commanding General of all the German Fighters and Hartmann was the ace of all aces, with a total of 352 aerial victories.
27" X 39", edition of1500, signed by Adolf Galland and Erich Hartmann.
"A Pack of Trouble" by Ross Buckland
German ace Gunther Rall in his Me-109 is assailed by four P-47s from the 56th Fighter Group - "Zempke's Wolfpack" named after their leader Hubert "Hub" Zempke.
signed by Hub Zempke, Gunther Rall and Robert J. "Shorty Rankin
33" X 22", s/n edition of 1000
"The Count" By David Poole
Messerschmitt Bf-109 flown by General Walter 'Count" Krupinski - 1100 mssions, 197 Victories
image size: 25" X 19", edition of 1100, s/n by Walter Krupinski
"On Final Approach" by Merv Corning
Under a moody sky, a B-17 is depicted on final approach to station 153 over Framingham, England
29 3/4" X 15".....1338.....$45.
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