Fokker Biplane - Vintage Collotype Print By Howard Leigh - Ready To Frame
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Fokker Biplane - Vintage Collotype Print By Howard Leigh - Ready To Frame:
Fokker Biplane- Vintage Collotype Print by Howard Leigh - Matted & Ready to Frame
Howard Leigh was a successful aviation illustrator of the 1930's and was brother to Doris Leigh - Capt. W.E. John's (of Biggles fame) lifetime companion - his drawings capture perfectly the symmetry of the aircraft of the war period.
This beautiful print is at least 77 years old & is presented in a double mount
It depicts aFokker Biplane, the official designation of which was D.III, and was produced in 1916 as a single-seater fighter.The machine followed in the wake of the monoplane, which was used extensively by the Germans. The machine flown by Boelcke was subsequently presented by the Emperer to the armoury museum in the Berlin Zeughaus, and may still be seen there.Several models of the same type were constructed, some being fitted with rotary engines, and some with stationary engines. These power units were the 100 h.p. Oberursel engine, and the 175 h.p. Mercedes six-cylinder engine.The armament usually consisted of one machine-gun firing through the airscrew, but in some cases two guns were fitted.
The print itself measures just 4.25 inches x 5.25 inches & is mounted in a double mount measuring 7 inch x 9 inch ready to drop into a standard size frame.
A stunning First World War aviation action print which when framed would grace any wall & be the subject of much admiration I am sure. - An inspired gift for any gentleman -
I will be listing a series of these prints depicting aircraft of a similar periodA note about postage:Unless stated otherwise, the prices I quote are for First Class delivery within the United Kingdom.I ALWAYS obtain a Proof of Postage.I can take NO RESPONSIBILITY beyond that for their safe delivery.- although that is not to say that I won't make representation to the PO on your behalf should an item go astray within the postal system -If you wish an item to be posted Recorded Delivery or by Special Delivery it is YOUR responsibility to instruct me to that effect.
I am of course, happy to combine postage where appropriate