Original WW2 period 1930’s Mk1 Bristol Blenheim Bomber identification desk model in brass (frequently made from brass shell and bullet casings). Well proportioned solid Brass aircraft that can be removed from its brass support which has a turned mahogany hardwood base. Wingspan - 9” Cockpit to tail - 6.5” Height on stand - 7.5” Diameter of stand - 4.5” The Blenheim was the first stressed skin aircraft with hydraulic actuated undercarriage, flaps and turret to be type approved by the RAF. It was the fastest bomber of the day and it became the backbone of the RAFs light bomber force. At the start of WWII the RAF had 1089 Blenheim’s in service more than any other aircraft type. Only one remains in airworthy condition. £96 including postage to U.K. zone 1 addresses. For postage costs to addresses outside U.K. zone 1 and overseas postage please enquire.
Mk1 Bristol Blenheim Bomber WW2 Brass Model & Base