Militaria Sale inc. Dambuster Collection

Golding Young & Mawer
Spalding Road
The Bourne Auction Rooms
PE10 9LE Bourne Lincolnshire
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 15.04.2020

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Welcome to our specialist sale of Militaria. The first 60 lots of the sale...

Welcome to our specialist sale of Militaria. The first 60 lots of the sale are from a private collection of Dambusters & Guy Gibson related artifacts gathered over many decades. Some of you will be familiar with the illustrated inscribed silver photograph frame and wings that the vendor recently

Lot #: 3001

Estimate: £0

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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St Edwards School prayer book belonging to Guy Gibson VC, with two...

St Edwards School prayer book belonging to Guy Gibson VC, with two signatures of Guy Gibson, signed Gibson, with forwarding letter of provenance to the vendor from Janet De Grailsford, April 1995, stating 'This St Edwards School Prayer Book belonged to my cousin Guy Gibson and was used by him though

Lot #: 3002

Estimate: £240 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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The Shorter Latin Primer belonging to Guy Gibson VC, along with three...

The Shorter Latin Primer belonging to Guy Gibson VC, along with three signatures of Guy Gibson VC, with forwarding letter of provenance given to the vendor stating 'This Latin Primer belonged to my cousin Guy Gibson when he was at school and he gave it to me when I was starting Latin in about 1941

Lot #: 3003

Estimate: £210 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A letter from Guy Gibson to his granny, on headed paper from St Edward's...

A letter from Guy Gibson to his granny, on headed paper from St Edward's School Oxford acknowledging thanks for a tin of cream and to say that he was very well, 18cm x 11cm, together with the roll of St Edward's School 1863-1963 signed by Mike Gibson

Lot #: 3004

Estimate: £1,400 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A photograph of Dambuster Air Crew Members Guy Gibson VC and Mick Martin...

A photograph of Dambuster Air Crew Members Guy Gibson VC and Mick Martin, signed by Mick Martin

Lot #: 3005

Estimate: £140 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Gibson (Guy, VC). Enemy Coast Ahead, signed in pencil to the frontispiece...

Gibson (Guy, VC). Enemy Coast Ahead, signed in pencil to the frontispiece JL Stiles, Guy Gibson's sister, In Zoeklicht En Afweervurr and a 1994 photograph in Steenbergen Holland 1994, with family members at Gibson's grave and Jim Warwick on the 50th Anniversary and an Operations Room photographic

Lot #: 3006

Estimate: £350 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A printed stainless steel plaque depicting the log book page of Flight...

A printed stainless steel plaque depicting the log book page of Flight Lieutenant Taerum, of the "Dams Raid" signed by Guy Gibson and David Maltby, 19cm x 25cm, plus title plaque on an easel frame

Lot #: 3007

Estimate: £1,400 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A Guy Gibson signed general report, relating to the South East Coast German...

A Guy Gibson signed general report, relating to the South East Coast German Bomber Incendiary Attack of 21st October 1941, 29cm x 19cm, together with reproduction newspaper clipping

Lot #: 3008

Estimate: £1,400 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A photograph of Guy Gibson about to sign a chart for The Mohne Dam Raid...

A photograph of Guy Gibson about to sign a chart for The Mohne Dam Raid, with many signature including Eve Gibson, Mick Martin, Arthur T Harris, Johnnie Johnson, Bob Burford, etc. 28cm X 38cm and photographic print of The Mohne Ram and signatures. (2

Lot #: 3009

Estimate: £500 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A display board of four panel instruments, marked 'from Wing Commander Guy...

A display board of four panel instruments, marked 'from Wing Commander Guy Gibson's Lancaster Bomber c/o 106 Squadron' - 'Gerry Panton 83-106 Sqn', 48cm x 50cm

Lot #: 3010

Estimate: £1,750 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A limited edition Guy Gibson memorial plaque, with crests, mottos and...

A limited edition Guy Gibson memorial plaque, with crests, mottos and badges, No. 2 of 50, signed verso by Ruth Gibson (sister-in-law) and J.L. Stiles (sister), dated stamped 17th May 1992, 40cm x 50cm (incl. frame

Lot #: 3011

Estimate: £150 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Ken Aitkin. Guy Gibson VC DSO DFC, colour cartoon caricature, signed, 25cm...

Ken Aitkin. Guy Gibson VC DSO DFC, colour cartoon caricature, signed, 25cm x 22cm

Lot #: 3012

Estimate: £250 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Ken Aitken. Sir Barnes Wallis, colour cartoon caricature, signed, 20cm x...

Ken Aitken. Sir Barnes Wallis, colour cartoon caricature, signed, 20cm x 150cm, labelled verso for The Guild Of Aviation Artists, noting its inclusion in the 1995 exhibition

Lot #: 3013

Estimate: £250 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Urry. Lancaster bomber in flight, oil on canvas, laid to board, signed and...

Urry. Lancaster bomber in flight, oil on canvas, laid to board, signed and dated '79, by the artist, also Arthut T. Harris RAF & ??? B**beck? 1982?, 30cm x 40cm

Lot #: 3014

Estimate: £120 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Reg Payne. Three Lancasters over Lincoln Cathedral, oil on canvas, signed...

Reg Payne. Three Lancasters over Lincoln Cathedral, oil on canvas, signed and marked verso '50 Squadron VNB LL744, 46cm x 61cm

Lot #: 3015

Estimate: £100 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Curry. Arthur T Harris RAF, Lancaster cockpit under night fire, oil on...

Curry. Arthur T Harris RAF, Lancaster cockpit under night fire, oil on canvas, 48cm x 60cm

Lot #: 3016

Estimate: £280 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A Derrick Warren photograph of The City of Lincoln Lancaster Bomber, with...

A Derrick Warren photograph of The City of Lincoln Lancaster Bomber, with many signatures including Les Smith, Leonard Cheshire, Bill Reid, Johnnie Johnson, Eve Gibson, Arthur T Harris, David Shannon, Len Sumpter, Ralph Cockrane, Mick Martin, Barnes Wallis, Mary Wallis, Lance Howard, etc. 24cm X

Lot #: 3017

Estimate: £1,000 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A photograph of The Eder Dam breach chart, with Guy Gibson dog tag placed...

A photograph of The Eder Dam breach chart, with Guy Gibson dog tag placed on it and signed Johnnie Johnson DFC The Eder Dam May 1617 1943, 32cm x 25cm, marked verso From The D A Warren Dambusters Collection, signed by John for my collection

Lot #: 3018

Estimate: £140 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A photograph of two German airmen returning to the city of Coventry to...

A photograph of two German airmen returning to the city of Coventry to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the raid, comprising of press photograph, press clipping and signatures of Heurgunta Unger and Heur Lukesh Diether, also Coventry Under Fire by the Vicar of The Holy Trinity Coventry, special

Lot #: 3019

Estimate: £100 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A letter to the father of acting Flight Lieutenant Geoffrey Rice DFC RAF...

A letter to the father of acting Flight Lieutenant Geoffrey Rice DFC RAF, from the Air Ministry advising that he was missing on the night of 20th December 1943 when a Lancaster of which he was Captain failed to return, together with original envelope, post marked 21st December 1943 and advice notice

Lot #: 3020

Estimate: £10 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Letters to the vendor and a photograph, signed to the vendor by 617...

Letters to the vendor and a photograph, signed to the vendor by 617 Squadron Dambuster Pilot Geoff Rice DFC

Lot #: 3021

Estimate: £50 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A photograph of Dambuster pilot Geoffrey Rice DFC and RAF wings, 20cm x 15cm.

A photograph of Dambuster pilot Geoffrey Rice DFC and RAF wings, 20cm x 15cm

Lot #: 3022

Estimate: £10 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Bader (Douglas). Fight For The Sky, a copy with applied beer mat, signed by...

Bader (Douglas). Fight For The Sky, a copy with applied beer mat, signed by Douglas Bader and a invitation to an RAFA Coventry Branch opening ceremony for 1976

Lot #: 3023

Estimate: £175 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Brickhill (Paul). The Dambusters, 5th Impression, with dust wrapper...

Brickhill (Paul). The Dambusters, 5th Impression, with dust wrapper, bearing signatures to the frontice peace of Eve Gibson, Leonard Cheshire, David Shannon, Arthur T Harris, J L Stiles, Bill Reid, Willie Tate, Mick Martin and later applied signatures from collection of Johnnie Johnson, Eve Gibson

Lot #: 3024

Estimate: £1,000 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A Coalport fine bone china Royal Air Force limited edition collectors plate...

A Coalport fine bone china Royal Air Force limited edition collectors plate of 1968, being 1639/5000, 27cm Dia. (boxed

Lot #: 3025

Estimate: £50 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Dambusters Reunion Holland 1976. A photograpic album recording the...

Dambusters Reunion Holland 1976. A photograpic album recording the anniversary together with a Rotterdam 617 Squadron onyx paperweight, newspaper cutting and facsimile of a letter by Johnnie Johnson to Derrick Warren and a Heineken blue Delfts handpainted tankard, boxed

Lot #: 3026

Estimate: £350 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A 1990 Coventry Blitz Anniversary first day cover, with many signatures...

A 1990 Coventry Blitz Anniversary first day cover, with many signatures, together with a black and white photograph outside the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. (2

Lot #: 3027

Estimate: £10 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Two letters written to the vendor by 617 Squadron Members David Shannon and...

Two letters written to the vendor by 617 Squadron Members David Shannon and Mick Martin

Lot #: 3028

Estimate: £350 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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Two letters written to the vendor by 617 Squadron Dambuster Member Bob Knights

Two letters written to the vendor by 617 Squadron Dambuster Member Bob Knights

Lot #: 3029

Estimate: £70 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020

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A letter to the vendor signed by Vice Marshall J E Johnnie Johnson.

A letter to the vendor signed by Vice Marshall J E Johnnie Johnson

Lot #: 3030

Estimate: £70 - £1

Date: 15 Apr 2020