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Lot 53

Of World War I and II interest, Group of three prints, Artists' Rifles Uniforms 1859 to 1918, The 20th Middlesex Artists' Voliunteers, The Stone was Unlaid at Essen by 9 Squdn

Description:

Of World War I and II interest, Group of three prints, Artists' Rifles Uniforms 1859 to 1918, The 20th Middlesex Artists' Voliunteers, The Stone was Unlaid at Essen by 9 Squdn. Artists' Rifles 5.25 x 8.5 ins., Lithograph; The 20th Middlesex Artists' Volunteers 8 x 6.25 Lithograph by G.D.Giles, 1907; This Stone was Unlaid at Essen 6 x 4.25 ins., Print. Verso: A brief but very interesting description of their bombing raid on the Krupps Factory by K.F.Newton P/O. ''Direct hit scored with 4000 lb bomb on Krupps Factory. Flack; both heavy and light - intense; co-operating most effectively with search lights; dozens of them, forming large ones. Intercepted by Junkers 88, at 13,000 ft. on return journey. Completely foxed him. Collected various pieces of shrapnell from fuselage. Hit seven times.'' (3)

Auction Date: December 2017

Estimate:

£40 - £60

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