Lot 501

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A rare discovery from the bottom of the North Sea, a black painted 64" long, 101/2" wide (at its broadest) aluminum aircraft propeller which likely was in motion when the aircraft struck the ocean. The prop, still bearing remnants of sea life encrustation, was forcefully torn from its hub, and about 10" of its tip has been bent at a ninety degree angle, probably from impact with the water. The prop bears no discernible markings, but its length, approx. 75" overall, indicates it came from a larger aircraft, not German, possibly a Sterling bomber. Our consignor purchased this relic from North Sea fishermen and apparently no other wreckage remained in the immediate vicinity. Worth researching, and a great wall-hanger!

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February 18, 2014 11:00 AM EST
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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