'Hawker Hurricane, Mark 1A' by John Elwell, 2010

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A magnificent and entirely unique 7.5:1 scale sculptural model of the single–seat Hawker Hurricane fighter plane, (Mark 1A) of 1937 vintage, the hand-crafted aluminium panels formed over a space frame, incorporating cockpit with pilot and canopy detail, rudders, squadron markings ‘SOK’, a solid completely hand-carved aluminium propeller and landing gear.

As with all John Elwell pieces, the Hurricane is a unique, one-off piece, and represents almost 1,000 hours of highly-skilled workmanship. The model mounted on a cantilevered hardwood display base, fully adjustable with alun key, bearing a silver engraved plaque signed John Elwell and numbered 1/1, dated 2010.

An engraving to under the right wing dedicates the piece ‘In memory of W/Cdr Paul Bingham Elwell D.F.C M.R.E 1910 – 1962’.
Details
Place of Origin
United Kingdom
Date of Manufacture
Dated 2010.
Period
21st Century
Materials and Techniques
Hand formed aluminium
Hardwood
Silver
Other Characteristics
Hand formed aluminium, hardwood and silver.
Condition
Excellent.
Dimensions
28 in. H x 41 in. W x 52 in. D
71 cm H x 104 cm W x 132 cm D
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U1007058680263
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