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P-39 AIRACOBRA --- HISTORICAL FIGHTER AIRPLANE --- SOLID SILVER --- LUCILLE M. BELL, WIFE OF LAWRENCE DALE BELL

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    Posted 6 years ago

    whlong
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    THE SECOND OF TWO BROOCHES SYMBOLIZING BRITISH AND AMERICAN COOPERATION DURING WORLD WAR TWO. LEFT BEHIND BY LUCILLE M. BELL, (OF 6 LAGOMAR ROAD, PALM BEACH, FLORIDA ), WHO WAS THE WIFE OF LAWRENCE DALE BELL, FOUNDER OF BELL AIRCRAFT CORPORATION. PRESENTED IN 1945 TO LAWRENCE DALE BELL, FOUNDER OF BELL AIRCRAFT COMPANY, BY KING PETER II, GODSON OF KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH I, OF GREAT BRITAIN, ( UNITED KINGDOM ). THIS HISTORICAL BELL AIRCRAFT ARTIFACT HAS SEVERAL UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS : 1) MADE OF SOLID SILVER. --- 2) SLIGHT SLOPED BACK FRONT WINGS. --- 3) ALMOST NO FLAT SURFACES, SURFACES ARE ROUNDED YET PERFECTLY SYMMETRICAL. --- 4) DESIGN IS OF 1940 TO 1945 P-39Q-1, ( P-400 ), AIRACOBRA DESIGN. --- 5) ATTACHING PIN AND CLASP RUNS FROM NOSE TO TAIL ALONG THE UNDER BODY OF THE AIRPLANE. --- 6) PIN CLASP INDICATES OF EUROPEAN ORIGIN PRIOR TO 1939. --- 7) PIN HINGE AND CLASP ARE BOTH DRILLED AND TAPPED -- SCREWS INTO THE BODY. --- 8) THE PROPELLER IS ON A SHAFT ( THE CENTER CANNON) THAT IS ALSO DRILLED AND TAPPED. ---9) THE PROPELLER SPINS AND HAS 3 BLADES. --- 10) FOUR WING MOUNTED GUNS ARE DRILLED AND TAPPED, GUNS SCREW INTO THE WINGS. --- 11) AIRPLANE IDENTIFICATION MARKINGS INDICATE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE. --- 12) DETAILED ON TOP AND BOTTOM SIDES. --- 13) LEFT TO RIGHT SYMMETRY IS PERFECT. --- 14) THIS ITEM IS WHITE SILVER -- PICKS UP SURROUNDING LIGHT. --- 15) UNLIKE MOST BROOCHES, WHERE PARTS ARE SOLDERED ON, THERE ARE NO "SOLDERED ON PARTS" --- THIS ITEM IS MADE WITH "WATCHMAKERS PRECISION" USING "WATCHMAKING TECHNIQUES" (PERFECTLY DRILLED HOLES, PERFECTLY TAPPED AND PARTS ARE THREADED, RESULTING IN A PERFECT FIT). --- 16) THIS ITEM HAS NO HOLLOW AREAS, ALL SOLID SILVER. ------------ RESEARCH IS ON GOING. UPDATES TO COME. W. H. LONG. (whlong2715@gmail.com)

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      N-i-c-e!!

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