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Action This Day by Richard Taylor. (B)


Action This Day by Richard Taylor. (B)

A cold winters morning, as dawn breaks over RAF Lissett, revealing that last nights biting wind has once again brought a covering of snow to the airfield. But, with conditions forecast to improve, tonights operation to bomb industrial targets in Germany is set to proceed, and ground crew start to prepare Halifax Mk3 LV907 F-Freddy, simply known as Friday 13th, for action. This iconic aircraft flew an impressive total of 128 operational sorties with 158 Squadron between March 1944 and April 1945.
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Item Code : DHM1902BAction This Day by Richard Taylor. (B) - This Edition
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PRINTCollectors edition of 70 prints.


Great value : Value of signatures exceeds price of item!
Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
+ Artist : Richard Taylor


Signature(s) value alone : £170
£150.00

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Other editions of this item : Action This Day by Richard Taylor.DHM1902
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PRINTSigned limited edition of 350 prints. Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
+ Artist : Richard Taylor
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Limited edition of 25 artist proofs. Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
+ Artist : Richard Taylor
£175.00VIEW EDITION...
PRINTRAF Bomber Command Tribute edition of 10 prints (supplied with original pencil drawing). Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
Bennett, Donald (matted)
Cheshire, Leonard (matted)
Hodges, Lewis (matted)
Tait, J B (matted)
Walker, Augustus (matted)
+ Artist : Richard Taylor
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PRINTLimited edition of 25 remarques. Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
+ Artist : Richard Taylor
£265.00VIEW EDITION...
REMARQUELimited edition of 10 double remarques. Paper size 34.5 inches x 25 inches (85cm x 64cm) Spivey, Maurice
Statham, Rex
Tunstall, Fred
Coles, Tommy
Irons, Harry
Petrie-Andrews, John
Slack, Dennis
Bryett, Alan
+ Artist : Richard Taylor
£445.00VIEW EDITION...
Extra Details : Action This Day by Richard Taylor. (B)
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Signatures on this item
*The value given for each signature has been calculated by us based on the historical significance and rarity of the signature. Values of many pilot signatures have risen in recent years and will likely continue to rise as they become more and more rare.
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Flight Lieutenant Alan Bryett
*Signature Value : £10

Bomb Aimer, 158 Squadron.
Flight Lieutenant Fred Tunstall DFC
*Signature Value : £10

Rear Gunner, 158 Squadron.




Flight Lieutenant John Petrie-Andrews DFC DFM
*Signature Value : £35

John Petrie-Andrews joined the RAF in 1940. After training as a pilot, in January 1943 he was posted to join 102 (Ceylon) Squadron at Pocklington for his first tour, flying Halifaxes. In February 1943 he transferred to 158 Squadron, still on Halifaxes. John the joined 35 Squadron, one of the original squadrons forming the Pathfinder Force. Here he flew first Halifaxes before converting to Lancasters. John Petrie-Andrews completed a total of 70 operations on heavy bombers, including 60 with the Pathfinders.
Flight Lieutenant Tommy Coles DFC
*Signature Value : £20

Having completed training as a pilot, he joined 158 Sqn with whom he completed 37 Operations on Halifaxes and was awarded the DFC
Pilot Officer Maurice Spivey DFM
*Signature Value : £25

Wireless Operator / Air Gunner with 158 Squadron.
Warrant Officer Dennis Slack
*Signature Value : £25

Upon completing his training on Wellingtons, Dennis was assigned to 158 Sqn as a Bomb Aimer on Halifaxes. In 1943 he was shot down whilst on a raid to Berlin and spent the rest of the war as a PoW in Stalag Luft IV b.


Warrant Officer Harry Irons DFC
*Signature Value : £25

Joining the RAF at the age of 16 in 1940, he did 2 full tours as a Rear Gunner with 9 Squadron and took part in nearly all the famous raids of Bomber Command. He finished in 1945 at 158 Squadron flying Halifaxes.
Warrant Officer Rex Statham
*Signature Value : £20

Flight Engineer, 158 Squadron.

The Aircraft :
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HalifaxRoyal Air Force heavy Bomber with a crew of six to eight. Maximum speed of 280mph (with MK.VI top speed of 312mph) service ceiling of 22,800feet maximum range of 3,000 miles. The Halifax carried four .303 browning machine guns in the tail turret, two .303 browning machines in the nose turret in the MK III there were four .303 brownings in the dorsal turret. The Handley Page Halifax, first joined the Royal Air Force in March 1941 with 35 squadron. The Halifax saw service in Europe and the Middle east with a variety of variants for use with Coastal Command, in anti Submarine warfare, special duties, glider-tugs, and troop transportation roles. A total of 6177 Halifax's were built and stayed in service with the Royal Air Force until 1952

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