Pack 411. Pack of two Word War One aviation dogfight prints by Graeme Lothian and Chris Collingwood.
PCK0411. Pack of two WW1 aviation prints by Graeme Lothian and Chris Collingwood, depicting the Red Baron and Mick Mount VC. Items in this pack :
Aviation Print Pack.
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DHM1296. Dawn Dog Fight, Mick Mannock VC by Graeme Lothian.
High above the trenches in April 1918, 74 Squadron engage the famed JG 1 led by the renowned ace baron von Richthofen in his distinctive bright red DR 1. Edward Mick mannock flying a SE5.a diving down top engage another Fokker Dr1 as the red baron flies past momentarily catching each others eyes. The new CO of 74 squadron, major Grid Caldwell MC (bar) New Zealands top ace can be seen above entering the dog fight. But it would be Mannock who would go on to great fame. with 61 confirmed victories and to win the VC, DSO (bar) and MC (bar) After 74 squadron he replaced Billy Bishop of CO 85 Squadron on the 3rd July 1918, scoring 46 victories in the Se5.a He was killed by ground fire near Lestram, France on the 26th July 1918. his Victoria Cross being gazetted on the 18th July 1919. The red baron CO of the Richthofens Flying circus didnt survive the month, also killed by ground fire on the 21st April, he was buried by the Allies with full military honours.
Signed limited edition of 1150 prints
Image size 25 inches x 16 inches (64cm x 41cm)
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DHM1457. Baron Von Richthofen, March 1918 by Chris Collingwood.
Germanys greatest First World War fighter ace, Baron Von Richthofen, known as the Red Baron is shown departing his Fokker DR.1 Triplane 425/17 after yet another successful sortie. 425/17 was the aircraft in which the Red Baron finally met his end in April of that year. No fewer than 17 of his victories having been scored in his red-painted triplane.
Signed limited edition of 1150 prints.
Image size 25 inches x 15 inches (64cm x 38cm)
Website Price: £ 130.00
To purchase these prints individually at their normal retail price would cost £280.00 . By buying them together in this special pack, you save £150
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