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Old 12-03-2018, 11:13 AM   #21
Andy Craven
 
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Default Grahame-White propellor identification

Hi, sorry for not following the thread. Attached are a couple of pictures of the decals which I hope help.

My grandfather had this propeller on the wall at home all his life. He joined the RFC and flew as an artillery observer in France for most of 1917 and early 1918 after which he was invalided home, eventually and reluctantly leaving the RFC in late 1919. As we understand it he bought the propeller not long after the war, had the barometer fitted and hung it on the wall where it remained for 50 years. It's moved twice since, most recently onto my wall which explains the two cross-headed bolt heads. He never explained its history, but he didn't talk much about that whole period at all. We've always suspected the propeller had some special appeal. We don't believe he ever flew a plane to which it was attached so it was probably of practical/historic interest to him. He loved flying and might well have been interested in the story of flight. He re-joined the RAF 1940-46.
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Old 12-03-2018, 11:27 AM   #22
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Well, they're in beautiful condition. Thanks for posting them.
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