Alexander Historical Auctions LLC

Commemorative wall clock, 8.25 in. dia., honoring the 'Flak-Bait', a Martin B-26 Marauder aircraft that survived 206 operational missions over Europe, more than any other American aircraft during World War II. The face contains cartoonish imagery, including an image of the plane, a close-up of its nose art, and aerial bombs representing the 'hour' marks around the clock. The face is also signed by one of its co-pilots, SHERMAN BEST, in black ink. Untested, yet presumed functional if batteries are inserted. Very good condition. True to its name, the Flak-Bait had being shot with over 1,000 holes, returned twice on one engine (once with the disabled engine on fire), lost its electrical system once and its hydraulic system twice, and participated in bombing missions in support of the Normandy Landings and the Battle of the Bulge

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April 11, 2021 8:00 AM EDT

Chesapeake City, MD, US

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