FRANKLIN MINT ARMOUR 1/48 BF 109 MESSERSHMITT LUFTWAFFE WW11 ACE ART 98011

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  • Sold Date: Jun 21, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

Like new... Only displayed for short period... missing pitot tube...

CDC Armour

Metal Collection

During the early part of World War II, Werner "Vati"Molders was the finest fighter pilot in the world. He was the first pilot to beat The Red Baron'srecord of 82 kills, the first pilot to score 100 victories, and was the first to receive the Knight's Cross of the IronCross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds.The war was only one year old. Then came the mysterious plane crash,

and the nation wept.

Messerschmitt Bf-109F Luftwaffe I./ JG-51 ~The Eastern Front "OperationBarbarossa" July, 1941

--Pilot:Oberst Werner "Vati" Molders

--Firstpilot to score 100 aerial victories

--Firstman to receive the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with OakLeaves, Swords and Diamonds

-- 128 Combat victories (small blackslashes on the tail of his plane are "kill" markers.

Atthe time, no one knew what to do if a pilot filled the tail withvictory marks. Molders was the first)

Wingspan: 8.25 inches ~ Length: 7.5 inches

Scale: 1:48

Armour Model # 98011

Same as FranklinMint #B11B190

The History Behind the Greatest Pilot in the world

In June 1941, JG 51 and themajority of the Luftwaffe were transferred to the Eastern Front
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