Spitfires over The Needles (Primary Mounted Edition)


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Spitfires over the Needles..

Primary Edition
June 1940, The Battle of Britain
overall size including the mount measurement approx.  21.½” x 16″
By Philip E West

Spitfires of 609 Squadron returning to their satellite station airfield at Warmwell to
re-arm and re-fuel, following an intercept mission against enemy aircraft trying to disrupt shipping along the South Coast of England.
Like many other RAF Squadrons, No 609 the (West Riding) Auxiliary Squadron distinguished itself in many great air battles with honour and courage.
Signed by the Artist and Squadron Leader Geoffrey Wellum DFC
100 Prints in the Primary edition .

Double Mounted £75.00

Squadron Leader Geoffrey Wellum DFC joined the RAF with a Short Service Commission in August 1939. He joined no 92 Squadron flying Spitfires in June 1940 at the time of Dunkirk.
He flew throughout the Battle of Britain, later completing over 50 fighter sweeps and escorts over northern France and Belgium until August 1941.
He then joined 65 Squadron as Flight Commander in March 1942 operating over northern France and flew off Aircraft Carrier Furious on operation Pedestal,
to Malta. (Geoff was a Flt. Lt. during “Operation Pedestal”) He returned to the UK as a test pilot Gloster Aircraft and finished the war as a Pilot Attack Instructor.

Geoffrey was credited with three destroyed, four probable’s and several damaged and was awarded the DFC in July 1941.
Spitfires over the Needles..

This print comes wrapped in clear cellophane to protect the print ready to give as a gift.
Buy any two primary edition for £140.00 plus £12.00 postage for two prints
we will refund the difference back to you.


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