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Part 3 - Lawrence D. Bell's Diamond and Platinum, P-39 Airacobra, ( P-39 Cobra / P-400 / MK-1 ), Brooch and "V-E" Day brooch

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Diamond Jewelry18 of 85THE BELL DIAMOND --- LARRY BELL AND LUCILLE BELL, OF BELL AIRCRAFT COMPANY --- 6.18 CT. DIAMOND --- EMERALD CUT 10k White Gold Diamond Earrings
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    The Bell Aircraft Company helped to change and improve the future of the free world in World War 2, and these two brooches, royally, represent appreciation for those efforts. The P-39 Airacobra helped to change aviation history and the future of aviation. --------- Shown are four unique, full screen, pictures of the P-39 Airacobra ( also known as, P-39 Cobra, P-400, MK-1 ), diamond and platinum brooch of Larry and Lucille Bell, ( secretly presented to Lawrence Dale "Larry" Bell, in June 1942 ). ------ Both brooches were presented to Larry Bell, in secret, by King Peter II, of Yugoslavia, Godson and Envoy of King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, of Great Britain. ( United Kingdom ). ------ The "Silver Bullet" / "VICTORY IN EUROPE" / "V-E DAY" / "Order of Victory Commendation" ( GVII ), brooch was secretly presented to Larry Bell in July, 1945, during a Royal Visit to the Wheatfield Plant of The Bell Aircraft Company. --------- It is very important to note that the country and / or military of Yugoslavia did not place any orders, did not purchase, nor did it fly the Bell P-39 Airacobra at the beginning or during World War Two. ------------------ As World War Two was coming to an end, Germany surrendered May 7, 1945 ---- During a British, nation wide, radio address, Winston Churchill declared "VICTORY IN EUROPE" -- better known as -- "V-E DAY" -- on May 8, 1945. This marked the end of World War Two, in Europe. ---- Japan surrendered September 2, 1945, marking the end of World War Two, world wide. --------- These two royal gifts are the most valuable symbols of British and American cooperation during World War Two. ---- During this time period, ( World War Two ), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, refused to leave Great Britain due to the never ending bombing from Hitler's forces. -- Winston Churchill and King Peter II, secretly and in the middle of World War Two, made the trip from the United Kingdom to the United States of America, to meet with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lawrence Dale "Larry" Bell, ( Bell Aircraft Company ), the future of The United Kingdom, the countries of Eastern Europe and virtually every country on earth, would be changed -- as well as -- the outcome of World War Two, and, the future of aviation. -------- See - Parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 -- The Bell P-39 Airacobra Brooches of Lawrence Dale "Larry" Bell founder of The Bell Aircraft Company ------- for a more detailed accounting of historical and educational description. -- ( Picture #1 -- The diamond and platinum brooch is placed on a 1/2 inch square grid chart ). ------ "Google" - Part 9 The P-39 Airacobra Brooches, for a "Precious Metal Analysis" conducted and supervised by "Koved Technology, LLC.", representing "The Thermo-Fisher Scientific Corporation". -------- "Google" - Part 7 The Bell P-39 Airacobra Brooch comparison to General Dwight D. Eisenhower's Russian "Order Of Victory Commendation", presented to General Eisenhower by Joseph Stalin at the end of World War Two. Multiple high definition photographs were supplied for this comparison by Troy Elkins, Museum Registrar, for "The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum".

    This brooch is one of the most valuable diamond and platinum brooches in the history of aviation and possibly the most valuable World War Two national treasure. Both brooches were held in a secret bank trust and were only shown to the lawyers and bankers in direct care of this and other items given to Lawrence Dale Bell, founder of The Bell Aircraft Company, ( today known as Bell Helicopter, a Division of Textron, Bell, or Bellflight ). Both brooches are currently located within The United States of America.

    The Bell Aircraft P-93 Airacobra, ( P-39 Cobra, P-400, MK-1) was used heavily during world war 2, and was also used as escort aircraft for President Franklin D. Roosevelt of the United States, and King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill of the United Kingdom, Great Britain. -- Picture #3 shows both brooches photographed together. This photograph shows the size and unique aspects for comparison to each other. ( Diamond and platinum brooch, along with the silver and Platinum, "Silver Bullet", ( "V-E Day" ), ( GVII ), brooch.

    The above pictures show more detail from different angles. click on the above pictures for full screen view, then magnify. Research is ongoing concerning these two historical pieces and the location of this and other items left behind by Lucille M. Bell, is confidential. Both items are privately owned and have never been placed on public display. Many museums and institutions have been involved in research, both in the USA, Europe, and other countries. ( photographic examination only ). ---- "Google" - Part 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11, The Bell P-39 Airacobra brooches of Lawrence Dale "Larry" Bell -------- "Google" -- Part 10 The Bell P-39 Airacobra Brooches, British Royal joins in the research, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II -- 30 days before Her Majesty passed away. ------------ For a more detailed historical and educational description. ---------- ( Also "Google" ---- "The Bell Diamond" of Lawrence Dale "Larry" Bell ---- A 6.18 ct. emerald cut diamond, given to Lucille M. Bell, ( wife ), by Larry Bell, founder of The Bell Aircraft Company. )

    For any additional information or questions of a historical or educational nature, please contact - Wayne H. Long - via email - ---- via phone - 843-685-9468, U.S.A. ---- Updated 11/1/2022.

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