Lot 3 - Pegasus Bridge print with original signatures of John Howard, Jim Wallwork glider pilot, Tappenden (who sent the Ham and Jam message signalling the two bridges had been taken) Bill Millin and Richard Todd. SOLD £350
Lot 20. Skeffington Lutwidge. This chap came to us in a terrible state. We have lovingly restored him whilst only having to replace one piece of mohair. He has been dated to 1928 which makes him 93 years old! SOLD £260
Lot 22 Beautiful hand made quilt. Single bed size.
Made especially to raise funds for Project 71. SOLD £150
Lot 18. William Smythe, restored vintage mohair bear, about 70 years old SOLD £60
Lot 16 Bertram Ramsay, restored mohair vintage bear about 80 years old. SOLD £75
Lot 1 - Silver Tiffany Necklace and bracelet in original pouch and box. SOLD £350
Lot 2 -Rare Jeep Brooch - Made during the war by the Dutch resistance hidden away in the cellar of a factory that made clothes pegs. A few have recently been discovered, they are made from brass shell cases. They were sold to raise funds for the Dutch resistance. SOLD £250
Lot 5 - Beautiful Embroidered picture by a Royal School of Needlework artist – Magda Skilleter, made especially for the auction. Her work is highly regarded and this is a very special one off item. SOLD £650
Lot 9 - Four Candles! SOLD £50
Lot 12 - Original 1958 Dunkirk film cinema poster with the signatures of one of only three remaining Dunkirk Veterans Lawrence Churcher plus actors John Mills and Richard Attenborough who starred in the original film. SOLD £555
Lot 17, George Sartorious, restored vintage mohair bear about 75 years old SOLD £75
Lot 10 - Original Dambusters painting with the following signatures of those who took part in Operation Chastise…
Arthur “Bomber” Harris. Flt. Lt. Harry Humphries. 617 Sqn former Adjutant, assisted Guy Gibson and put the crews together for the Dams Raid (very rare signature). Flt Lt D J Shannon DFC Pilot AJ-L, Sgt R E Grayston Flight Engineer AJ-N, Sgt F E Sutherland, front gunner, AJ-N, Sgt G L (Johnny) Johnson, Bomb Aimer AJ-T, Flg Off D Rodger, Rear Gunner AJ-T, Flt Lt J L Munro, Pilot AJ-W, Flt Sgt G S McDonald, rear Gunner AJ-F, Flg Off E C Johnson, Bomb Aimer AJ-N.
The Guy Gibson autograph is the only copy all others are original. SOLD £1000
Lot 13 - Setting France Ablaze book about the SOA in France during WW2 with original signatures of …
Sergeant Fred Bailey, member of SOE who served behind enemy lines in France and Burma.
Noreen Riols member of the famous F-Section SOE under the command of Colonel Maurice Buckmaster supporting the French Resistance. SOLD £40
Lot 11 - The Airmans Prayer - Cold cast bronze sculpture. A tribute to the men of Bomber Command and based on the late Kenneth Chalcraft, a local RAF Veteran who was a mid upper gunner on Lancasters in 9 Squadron flying over 20 missions including Tirpitz. SOLD £1550
Lot 19. Arthur Fanshaw, restored vintage mohair bear. About 80 years old. SOLD £50
Lot 4 - D Day Gin, gold edition. SOLD £175
A huge thank you to everyone who bid.
Project 71 is run by volunteers and is a strictly not for profit organisation.
Lot 14 - This is a Domed Tower Crystal of the very Famous and Iconic Commando Memorial which stands in the Great Glen in North West Scotland, in the shadow of Ben Nevis, this area was the training grounds of The Second World War Special Forces Commando Regiments, the 3 dimensional image is captured within the crystal block and not engraved on the surface, and the detail is amazing. SOLD £73
Lot 15 Battle of Print Print with original signatures of seven Battle of Britain pilots including Douglas Bader, Stanford Tuck and Johnny Johnson. SOLD £1000
Kindly supported by SSAFA . Registered charity in England and Wales (210760), Scotland (SCO38056) & the Republic of Ireland (20006082).
Lot 24 - Jeep ride SOLD £250
Lot 25 - Mundy Bear SOLD £150
Lot 23 DeWalt Cordless Impact Drill SOLD £150
Lot 21. The Admiral John Benbow. This is a soft sculpture of the Admiral with his sword and comfy chair. SOLD £50
Lot 6 - The Wall - A limited edition cold cast bronze sculpture depicting shell shock/PTSD over 100 years. There are two copies only, this one, and the second will be going to a PTSD charity. Not sold
These are all the items that will be auctioned at the Project 71 Victory Ball on December 18th 2021. If you would like to bid on anything please complete the form at the bottom of the listing and somebody will bid for you on the night.
If you want to see more photos of these items please contact us.
Lot 7 - A VIP tour of the Aston Martin factory and lunch for two
Lot 8 - Dinner for two at The Old Mill at Botley. A beautiful restaurant recently voted by Trip advisor as in the best 10% of restaurants in the world SOLD £140