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RAF WWII Lancaster Bomber Flying Logbook And Four British Medals

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1158
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 3205T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

RAF WWII Lancaster Bomber Flying Logbook And Four British Medals, belonging to Sergeant W. Alley, 619 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Alley started flying combat operations in December 1944, and his missions included St. Vith and Houfallize during the Battle of the Bulge, and later Bohlen, Harburgh and Dortmund, completing nineteen missions before being transferred to other duties such as transporting POWs home from Europe; also includes engineer's log from his mission to Dortmund on March 12, 1945, and a boxed Boer War medal and three medals in plastic case.

Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.

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Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Royal Air Force, Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, W. Alley, Aircraft, Aviation, Avro Lancaster, St. Vith, Bohlen, Dortmund, Harburgh

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