Devon Autographs – UACC Registered Dealer #RD336. ” The Dam Busters” rare Barnes Wallis signed book. Comes with Guy Gibson “Enemy Coast Ahead” book. Here we have 2 rare Dam Busters items for you… A lovely rare “Dam Busters” 1952 paperback book signed by Barnes Wallis on inside page…. PLUS a rare Guy Gibson “Enemy Coast Ahead” autobiography (1952)! The signature on the Dam Busters book was obtained on 30/11/71 by the original proud owner, a young boy scout who won a competition and visited Barnes Wallis house as his prize. The date of the visit is lightly written underneath in pencil. (could easily be removed, but kept it exactly as received for provenance). The book itself is published by Pan Books, and dated 1952. There is a Pan book sticker on the front and a collectors note page affixed inside. Pages show usual slight discolouring with age, and signs of wear and tear, otherwise in nice condition. The Barnes Wallis photo in his studio, has been shown from the actual book. (Note: There is a facsimile Guy Gibson signature affixed to the inside front page of the signed book, as affixed by original owner). Condition is not perfect, but this is a mega rare piece of Dam Busters history! Comes with vintage Guy Gibson autobiography “Enemy Coast Ahead”. (unsigned) which is Gibsons own account of the raids in WW2, and was highly praised by many for his exciting, and descriptive writing. This book is also 1952. Condition is very good, with foxing / age showing on the pages. Please see all closeup photos. A lovely collection of 2 rare Dam Busters books. The Barnes Wallis signature is 100% authentic. Please also see our rare signed RAF Dam Busters prints! Sir Barnes Wallis. CBE FRS RDI FRAeS (26 September 1887 30 October 1979). Provenance: Comes with our own Devon Autographs COA, and Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee. Devon Autographs [UACC Registered Dealer #RD336]. Thank you for looking. The item “The Dam Busters Dambusters 617 Sqn (Guy Gibson) RAF Barnes Wallis signed book” is in sale since Wednesday, June 17, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Autographs\Certified Original Autographs\Military”. The seller is “jonflogit” and is located in Exeter, Devon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Certification: Certified: Private Signings
Devon Autographs – UACC Registered Dealer #RD336. RAF Limited Edition print, signed T he Dam Busters Dambusters 617 Sqn RAF Print – Signed x17. Sadly these pilots are no longer with us. An original rare print by Keith Broomfield of “G” for George, Guy Gibson’s legendary Lancaster of 617 Dambusters Squadron. The print was signed by the last 16 surviving squadron members (now all deceased) as well as the Marshal of the Royal Air Force during WWII Sir Arthur Travers “Bomber” Harris, and the artist. A colour 20 x 14 Limited Edition print of an Avro Lancaster aircraft of 617 Squadron (ED932 AJ-G, being the bomber piloted by Wing Commander Guy Gibson on the Dambusters Raid, 16th May 1943) individually signed by sixteen members of 617 Squadron and their Commander-in-Chief, most of whom participated in Operation Chastise :- All have signed with their names alone in various coloured inks to the white background. Also signed by Keith Broomfield of the RAF Museum. The signature of Harris is faded, and a couple of the signatures are a little weak, but all legible. Accompanied by the list of signers from the Battle of Britain Museum. Size: 51cm x 33cm (unframed). Mounted on its original back board to protect it. William Reid VC Captured / POW in Stalag-III serving in 617 Sqn, July 1944. Victoria Cross -raid on Dusseldorf, 3rd November 1943 Geoffrey Rice DFC (Pilot of Lancaster ED936/G AJ-H) David Shannon DSO DFC (Pilot of Lancaster ED929/G AJ-L) Len Sumpter DFC DFM (Bomb Aimer with Lancaster ED929/G AJ-L) James Tait DSO DFC (Commanding Officer of 617 Squadron, July 1944 – January 1945) Bill Townsend CGM DFM MA(Pilot of Lancaster ED886/G AJ-O) Douglas Webb DFM (Front Gunner with Lancaster ED886/G AJ-O) Provenance: Comes with photo of Bomber Harris signing this print, with all the aircrew stood around his table Complete with Battle Of Britain – Museum Appeal list of signers. Comes with our own Devon Autographs COA, and Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee. Devon Autographs [UACC Registered Dealer #RD336]. Thank you for looking. The item “The Dam Busters Dambusters 617 Sqn RAF Print Guy Gibson Harris VC DFC Signed x17″ is in sale since Wednesday, September 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Autographs\Certified Original Autographs\Military”. The seller is “jonflogit” and is located in Exeter, Devon. This item can be shipped worldwide.