GREGORY PERCIVAL (BRITISH 1964-), 'TALLY-HO!', SCULPTURE OF DOUGLAS BADER'S 'DOGSBODY' SECTION 616 SQUADRON FLYING FROM RAF WESTHAMPNETT IN JULY 1941

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    121
  • Location

Description

GREGORY PERCIVAL (BRITISH 1964-), 'TALLY-HO!', SCULPTURE OF DOUGLAS BADER'S 'DOGSBODY' SECTION 616 SQUADRON FLYING FROM RAF WESTHAMPNETT IN JULY 1941, in honour of the brave pilots who flew so gallantly during the Second World War, a limited edition sculpture, signed by the artist and numbered 14 of 25 examples produced, depicting the Spitfires of Douglas Bader, Alan Smith, Johnnie Johnson and Hugh 'Cocky' Dundas, following the call of Bader 'Tally-Ho!', each hand-cast solid bronze Spitfires with a wingspan of 18cm, mounted on clear cast glass resin base to represent the flight trails, measuring 72 x 46 x 35cm overall, offered with certificate of issue from the sculptor.