Lot 099 - Spitfire ash-tray
|Estimate||£145 - £175|
|Result||Sold - £318|
A very unique piece of WW2 memorabilia in the form of a Merlin engine piston crown fashioned as an ash-tray, and inscribed " never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"; the famous quote by Winston Churchill. It also has an RAF insignia and curved pillar support, a hand-made model of a Spitfire with two rifle bullets fitted under the wings as bombs.
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