Original WW II Brass Spitfire. No Scale.

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    #1 hedge hopper, Dec 29, 2012
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    I bought this brass Spitfire from our local Blacksmith for 10p (Two Shillings) in 1971. It was the very last one made by this Blacksmiths, Father during the war. I saw the wingtip of this sticking-out from a box of odds+sods at the time. There are still a few others around, but in a polished-finished state. Mine, being the last one remains as it was left. Though after 42 years of playing with it, it's getting quite smooth.
    The last photograph is just for scale against a 3'' by 2'' kitchen pad.
     
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    Y'know, I've been looking for a pair of aircraft-related bookends - a couple of those mounted nicely on some polished mahogany would be perfect! Guess I need to keep looking!
     
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    Neat find.
    Ed
     
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    Nice find!
     
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