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This is  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. Some items have not been able to be photographed yet and will follow asap. 

If you want to see more photos of these items please contact us

Lot 1 -  Silver Tiffany Necklace and bracelet in  original pouch and box.

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. 

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.

Lot 4 - D Day Gin, gold edition.

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.  (Awaiting photo) 

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.

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

Lot 9 - Four Candles!

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. 

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.  

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.

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. 

Lot 14 - Pair of cufflinks made from a Lancaster Bomber in special presentation box and certificate.

Lot 15 Battle of Print Print with original signatures of seven Battle of Britain pilots including Douglas Bader, Stanford Tuck and Johnny Johnson.

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