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Grandfather's Cartoon Painting on a Defiant MK1

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posted on 2024-06-05, 17:49 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

Found when 2 years old . Found on Hinkley Road under a Staircase. Grandfather repaired military aircraft. He was not in the military. A piece from a defiant MK1 which landed at Desford Aerodrome shot up in 1942. A Cartoon painting salvaged from the aircraft. The painting was on the original Aluminium skin. In 1999, it was framed and handed down to his Grandson, Mr. David Charles Allman.


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Framed Cartoon Painting

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Charles Allman

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David Charles Allman

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Shared at Leicester Central Library, Leicestershire on 9 September 2023.

Record ID

94392 | LEI001