Vintage Wood Airplane Propeller 88" GRANBY ( signed )

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  • Sold Date: Nov 12, 2006
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VINTAGE WOOD WOODEN AIRPLANE PROPELLER 88"
One of a kind, signed piece of WW2 Memorabilia,

just in time for Christmas .
This prop is signed by the Pilots & Crew that burred the prop tips,(as a result of pulling up the landing gear too soon after takeoff), as you can see on one of the photos. The Cheetah X engine equipped several WW II aircraft some, were fitted to the Airspeed Oxford, a two seat trainer and communications aircraft. This aircraft could seat 7 when used for communications training. One article also states the Cheetah X was also used on the infamous Tiger Moth aircraft.
Made of laminated wood. The hub measures 9.5 inches with 8 holes ..Approximate weight is 35 pounds.
Granby Aviation Limited, was a furniture company retrofitted to propeller building during the 2WW in the Glascow England area.
Serial # SER.E 2192
Decal *, GRANBY AVIATION LIMITED
Year * 1943
Other markings on propeller
G-L-A. 613C
DIA. 88
PIT 834
CHEETAH X
SEPT 1943
The Prop has been signed by the following 6 people.
R.N.Z.A.F
Darcy W. Goodin
Taranaki, New Zealand
KIA ORA
Harry M. Liddell (RAF)
Oxford, England.
H.L. Davies (RAF)
Essex, England.
Alan C. McClure. (RAF)
Nottingham, England.
Bill Tempest (RAF)
Blackburn-(LANC's)
England
Dixie Smit
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