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Auction of Autographs - Friday 22nd February 2019

Nineteen large DM Medal Special Signed Covers. The unbelievably rare set of 19 special signed large

RAF Museum Awards Series Covers, in Large black album. The insert cards have been removed and mounted with the covers. This series of flown covers illustrates the principal honours, decorations and campaign medals which have been awarded to members of the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force and Royal Air Force Regiment, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Fleet Air Arm. Each cover which measures a large 32cm x 23cm carries the signatures of seven airmen, whose gallantry or leadership in the service of their country, has been recognised by the award shown. A further special cover has been added to the series to mark the relationship between the RAF and the Luftwaffe. The collection comes housed in a luxury album, and all the covers are laid out in protective sleeves with the inlay cards and signatories photographs shown opposite. This stunning collection bears some of the rarest World War Two autographs you could hope to own, including MRAF Sir Arthur Harris, Sqn Ldr Neville Duke, Leonard Trent VC, Bill Reid VC, Leonard Cheshire VC, Rod Learoyd VC, AVM Don Bennett, AVM Johnnie Johnson, Dambuster David Shannon, Group Captain John Cunningham, Eric Winkle Brown, Peter Twiss, ACM Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris, Dambuster Mickey Martin, Dambuster Bill Townsend, Group Captain Dennis David, Bob Stanford-Tuck, Group Captain James Tait, Hamish Mahaddie, Oliver Philpot, Don Kingaby, Denis Crowley-Milling, Dambuster Tony Burcher, Dambuster Len Sumpter, James Ginger Lacey, Bobby Oxspring, Laddie Lucas and so many more. Full list of covers and autographs. Award of the Air Force Cross signed by Sir Dermot Boyle, FH Bugge, AC Clouston printed, Grp Capt Emmerson, Sir Arthur Harris, and Bill Randle and ACM Keith Williamson. Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross signed by Sir Robin Hooper, Desmond Hughes, HC Rigby, Flt Lt Jimmy Edwards, Grp Capt. Ken Batchelor, Neville Duke and Ivor Broom. Award of the Victoria Cross signed by Leonard Cheshire, John Cruickshank, Norman Jackson, Rod Learoyd, Bill Reid, Leonard Trent and Freddie W Award of the Distinguished Service Order signed by Don Bennett, Harry Burton, John Cunningham, Denys Gillam, Johnnie Johnson, Dave Shannon and Hugh Verity. Award of the Distinguished Service Cross signed by Eric Brown, Fred Russell printed, Peter Twiss, David Morgan, Derry Kearns, Ian Robertson and Sir William Garthwaite. Award of the Military Medal signed by Edward Cerely, John McFarlane, Elspeth Green, William Magrath, Roy Marlow, Harry Simister and Wally Simpson. Award of the OBE signed by Sir Harry Broadhurst, Paul Holder, Earl of Selkirk, Colin Scragg, Denis Smallwood, Sir Geoffrey Tuttle and Sir John Whitley. Award of the Order of the Bath signed by Lord Cameron, William Dickson, Christopher Foxley-Norris, Lewis Hodges, Micky Martin, Denis Spotswood and Augustus Walker. Award of the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal signed by D Allen, Jack Bettany, George Dove, DT Jones, JW Norris, Bill Townsend and J G Wheeler. Award of the 1939-45 Star Battle of Britain signed by Ben Bennions, Dennis David, Bob Doe, H Hallowes, Pat Hancock, Bob Stanford-Tuck and George Unwin. Award of the Aircrew Europe Star signed by Michael Beetham, Harold Bird-Wilson, Wallace Kyle, John Lapsey, Hamish Mahaddie, Fred Rosier and James Tait. Award of the Military Cross to Airmen signed by Brian Coote, Peter Gosse, Arthur Hall, A E Milton, Norman Page, Oliver Philpot and Sir Robert Thompson. Award of the Air Efficiency Award signed by Denis Crowley-Milling, HG Davis, Frank Dodd, Sandy Johnstone, Don Kingaby, HM Stephen and Peter Vanneck. Award of the Distinguished Flying Medal signed by Tony Burcher, E Cummings, Bill Howarth, James Lacey, DA Macdonald, AG Mitchell and Len Sumpter. Award of the George Medal to Airmen signed by R Bullen, Sir Geoffrey Dhenin, John Gray, Michael Lakey, James McCarthy, D Oliver and J Reeson. Mentioned in Despatches signed. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. You can bid live on this sale at bidonthis.co.uk


Nineteen large DM Medal Special Signed Covers. The unbelievably rare set of 19 special signed large

RAF Museum Awards Series Covers, in Large black album. The insert cards have been removed and mounted with the covers. This series of flown covers illustrates the principal honours, decorations and campaign medals which have been awarded to members of the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force and Royal Air Force Regiment, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Fleet Air Arm. Each cover which measures a large 32cm x 23cm carries the signatures of seven airmen, whose gallantry or leadership in the service of their country, has been recognised by the award shown. A further special cover has been added to the series to mark the relationship between the RAF and the Luftwaffe. The collection comes housed in a luxury album, and all the covers are laid out in protective sleeves with the inlay cards and signatories photographs shown opposite. This stunning collection bears some of the rarest World War Two autographs you could hope to own, including MRAF Sir Arthur Harris, Sqn Ldr Neville Duke, Leonard Trent VC, Bill Reid VC, Leonard Cheshire VC, Rod Learoyd VC, AVM Don Bennett, AVM Johnnie Johnson, Dambuster David Shannon, Group Captain John Cunningham, Eric Winkle Brown, Peter Twiss, ACM Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris, Dambuster Mickey Martin, Dambuster Bill Townsend, Group Captain Dennis David, Bob Stanford-Tuck, Group Captain James Tait, Hamish Mahaddie, Oliver Philpot, Don Kingaby, Denis Crowley-Milling, Dambuster Tony Burcher, Dambuster Len Sumpter, James Ginger Lacey, Bobby Oxspring, Laddie Lucas and so many more. Full list of covers and autographs. Award of the Air Force Cross signed by Sir Dermot Boyle, FH Bugge, AC Clouston printed, Grp Capt Emmerson, Sir Arthur Harris, and Bill Randle and ACM Keith Williamson. Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross signed by Sir Robin Hooper, Desmond Hughes, HC Rigby, Flt Lt Jimmy Edwards, Grp Capt. Ken Batchelor, Neville Duke and Ivor Broom. Award of the Victoria Cross signed by Leonard Cheshire, John Cruickshank, Norman Jackson, Rod Learoyd, Bill Reid, Leonard Trent and Freddie W Award of the Distinguished Service Order signed by Don Bennett, Harry Burton, John Cunningham, Denys Gillam, Johnnie Johnson, Dave Shannon and Hugh Verity. Award of the Distinguished Service Cross signed by Eric Brown, Fred Russell printed, Peter Twiss, David Morgan, Derry Kearns, Ian Robertson and Sir William Garthwaite. Award of the Military Medal signed by Edward Cerely, John McFarlane, Elspeth Green, William Magrath, Roy Marlow, Harry Simister and Wally Simpson. Award of the OBE signed by Sir Harry Broadhurst, Paul Holder, Earl of Selkirk, Colin Scragg, Denis Smallwood, Sir Geoffrey Tuttle and Sir John Whitley. Award of the Order of the Bath signed by Lord Cameron, William Dickson, Christopher Foxley-Norris, Lewis Hodges, Micky Martin, Denis Spotswood and Augustus Walker. Award of the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal signed by D Allen, Jack Bettany, George Dove, DT Jones, JW Norris, Bill Townsend and J G Wheeler. Award of the 1939-45 Star Battle of Britain signed by Ben Bennions, Dennis David, Bob Doe, H Hallowes, Pat Hancock, Bob Stanford-Tuck and George Unwin. Award of the Aircrew Europe Star signed by Michael Beetham, Harold Bird-Wilson, Wallace Kyle, John Lapsey, Hamish Mahaddie, Fred Rosier and James Tait. Award of the Military Cross to Airmen signed by Brian Coote, Peter Gosse, Arthur Hall, A E Milton, Norman Page, Oliver Philpot and Sir Robert Thompson. Award of the Air Efficiency Award signed by Denis Crowley-Milling, HG Davis, Frank Dodd, Sandy Johnstone, Don Kingaby, HM Stephen and Peter Vanneck. Award of the Distinguished Flying Medal signed by Tony Burcher, E Cummings, Bill Howarth, James Lacey, DA Macdonald, AG Mitchell and Len Sumpter. Award of the George Medal to Airmen signed by R Bullen, Sir Geoffrey Dhenin, John Gray, Michael Lakey, James McCarthy, D Oliver and J Reeson. Mentioned in Despatches signed. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £3.99, EU from £5.99, Rest of World from £7.99. You can bid live on this sale at bidonthis.co.uk

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