Unique 'Hawker Hurricane, Mark 1A' model by John Elwell

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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’.


  • Production Type
    One of a Kind
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • 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
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