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’.
Details
Production Type
One of a Kind
Production Time
Available Now
Of the Period
Other
Place of Origin
United Kingdom
Date of Manufacture
Dated 2010.
Period
21st Century
Color
Gray
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Crafted   Aluminum
Ebonized   Hardwood
Silver
Other Characteristics
Hand formed aluminium, hardwood and silver.
Condition
Excellent. Excellent. .
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
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U1007058680263
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 | Located in London
Pullman Gallery
14 King Street, St. James's
London SW1Y 6QU
GB
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Associations
  • 20th Century Specialists