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Messerschmitt Bf109 Aviation Art by Robert Taylor and Ivan Berryman.- Ivan Berryman .com
B0244. Bf109E of III./JG2 - Summer 1940 by Ivan Berryman. <p>A Bf109E fighter is prepared to fight over southern England during the Battle of Britain.<b><p> Signed by Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger.<p>Signed limited edition of 35 prints. <p> Image size 12 inches x 9 inches (31cm x 22cm)
RT1.  Eagles on the Channel Front by Robert Taylor. <p> An exceptional painting by the worlds foremost aviation artist remembering the most famous of all Luftwaffe Fighter Wings that fought on the Western Front during the early years of World War Two. Prints are signed by Luftwaffe Aces who contested the great air battles with pilots of the RAF on the infamous Channel Front, 1940-1941 Badly mauled during the Battle of Britain, by early 1941 the Luftwaffe fighter wings, strung right across northern France, were back on strength. The front line squadrons were reequipping with the up-rated Me109F and, though suffering initial over-heating problems, the remarkable new Fw190A was making its first appearances. The Luftwaffe pilots were again full of confidence, and having the air endurance advantage of fighting close to their bases, they were competing on equal terms with the Spitfires and Hurricanes of RAF Fighter Command. Having spent the first 18 months of the war fighting a defensive air battle, RAF Fighter Command was raring to go onto the attack. The mix of Rhubarbs - two or three-plane, low-level incursions to attack enemy bases and installations - and large fighter sweeps aimed to entice the Luftwaffe up for a fight, kept the German fighter pilots busy throughout the summer. All through 1941 great air battles raged all along the Channel Front. Robert Taylors comprehensive work Eagles on the Channel Front, the fourth and final print in his widely acclaimed Wings of the Luftwaffe series, recreates a scene in northern France in the late autumn of 1941. Having just returned to their temporary airstrip in the region of St. Omer, Luftwaffe pilots of JG-26 excitedly debrief their recent encounter with Spitfires and Hurricanes, fought high over the Channel coast. The gleaming new Me109Fs are discreetly parked under trees on the edge the airfield, providing some cover from low-level surprise attacks. While ground crews busily prepare the Wings Me109s for another mission, a group of the exciting new Fw190A fighters taxi out. The scenario will continue right into winter. In his inimitable style, and with inordinate skill, Robert Taylor manages to evoke the heady atmosphere of a German front line airfield on the Channel Front in 1941. <b><p>Signed by Oberfeldwebel Heinz Marquardt (deceased), <br>Oberst Johannes Naumann (deceased), <br>Oberleutnant Erhard Nippa (deceased), <br>Major Gerhard Schopfel (deceased) <br>and <br>Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger. <p>Signed limited edition of 500 prints. <p> Image size 29 inches x 16 inches (74cm x 41cm)

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Messerschmitt Bf109 Aviation Art by Robert Taylor and Ivan Berryman.

PCK2260. Messerschmitt Bf109 Aviation Art by Robert Taylor and Ivan Berryman.

Aviation Print Pack.

Items in this pack :

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B0244. Bf109E of III./JG2 - Summer 1940 by Ivan Berryman.

A Bf109E fighter is prepared to fight over southern England during the Battle of Britain.

Signed by Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger.

Signed limited edition of 35 prints.

Image size 12 inches x 9 inches (31cm x 22cm)


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RT1. Eagles on the Channel Front by Robert Taylor.

An exceptional painting by the worlds foremost aviation artist remembering the most famous of all Luftwaffe Fighter Wings that fought on the Western Front during the early years of World War Two. Prints are signed by Luftwaffe Aces who contested the great air battles with pilots of the RAF on the infamous Channel Front, 1940-1941 Badly mauled during the Battle of Britain, by early 1941 the Luftwaffe fighter wings, strung right across northern France, were back on strength. The front line squadrons were reequipping with the up-rated Me109F and, though suffering initial over-heating problems, the remarkable new Fw190A was making its first appearances. The Luftwaffe pilots were again full of confidence, and having the air endurance advantage of fighting close to their bases, they were competing on equal terms with the Spitfires and Hurricanes of RAF Fighter Command. Having spent the first 18 months of the war fighting a defensive air battle, RAF Fighter Command was raring to go onto the attack. The mix of Rhubarbs - two or three-plane, low-level incursions to attack enemy bases and installations - and large fighter sweeps aimed to entice the Luftwaffe up for a fight, kept the German fighter pilots busy throughout the summer. All through 1941 great air battles raged all along the Channel Front. Robert Taylors comprehensive work Eagles on the Channel Front, the fourth and final print in his widely acclaimed Wings of the Luftwaffe series, recreates a scene in northern France in the late autumn of 1941. Having just returned to their temporary airstrip in the region of St. Omer, Luftwaffe pilots of JG-26 excitedly debrief their recent encounter with Spitfires and Hurricanes, fought high over the Channel coast. The gleaming new Me109Fs are discreetly parked under trees on the edge the airfield, providing some cover from low-level surprise attacks. While ground crews busily prepare the Wings Me109s for another mission, a group of the exciting new Fw190A fighters taxi out. The scenario will continue right into winter. In his inimitable style, and with inordinate skill, Robert Taylor manages to evoke the heady atmosphere of a German front line airfield on the Channel Front in 1941.

Signed by Oberfeldwebel Heinz Marquardt (deceased),
Oberst Johannes Naumann (deceased),
Oberleutnant Erhard Nippa (deceased),
Major Gerhard Schopfel (deceased)
and
Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger.

Signed limited edition of 500 prints.

Image size 29 inches x 16 inches (74cm x 41cm)


Website Price: £ 240.00  

To purchase these prints individually at their normal retail price would cost £370.00 . By buying them together in this special pack, you save £130




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*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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The signature of Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger (deceased)

Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger (deceased)
*Signature Value : £40 (matted)

In February 1940, Gunther Seeger was an Unteroffizier with 3./JG2, scoring his first victory in the early days of the Battle of Britain. he served on the Channel Front until December 1942, including several months with the Geschwaderstabsschwarm. He transferred to the Mediterranean theatre with II./JG2 before joining 6./JG53. In February 1943 he joined 7./JG53 becoming Staffelkapitan in September 1944. Awarded the Knight's Cross, Gunther Seeger scored 56 victories.
Signatures on item 2
*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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The signature of Major Gerhard Schopfel (deceased)

Major Gerhard Schopfel (deceased)
*Signature Value : £50 (matted)

Gerhard Schopfel was Staffelkapitan of 9./JG26 at the outbreak of war, and became Kommandeur of III./JG26 in August 1940. In December 1941 he succeeded Adolf Galland as Kommodore of JG26 until Januray 1943. Later, Kommodore of JG4 and JG6. He flew over 700 combat missions, achieving 40 victories, all in the West. He was awarded the Knight's Cross in 1940. Died 17th May 2003.


The signature of Oberfeldwebel Heinz Marquardt (deceased)

Oberfeldwebel Heinz Marquardt (deceased)
*Signature Value : £50 (matted)

In late 1941 Heinz Marquardt was with a training squadron south of Paris. In August 1943 he was posted to join IV./JG51 in Russia, achieving his first victory two months later. Shot down eight times, he once achieved twelve victories in a single day. Awarded the Knight's Cross in November 1944, he flew a total of 320 missions, and scored 121 victories. Sadly, Heinz Marquardt died 19th December 2003, aged 80.


Oberleutnant Erhard Nippa (deceased)
*Signature Value : £40 (matted)

Erhard Nippa served first with 10./JG2 'Richthofen', one of the most successful fighter bomber units attacking the British shipping on the Channel Front, amalgamating with 15./SK210 in 1942. Erhard then fought in the Mediterranean theatre before joining II./SG10in Russia. He flew over 300 missions and was awarded the Knight's Cross in 1944.


The signature of Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger (deceased)

Oberleutnant Gunther Seeger (deceased)
*Signature Value : £40 (matted)

In February 1940, Gunther Seeger was an Unteroffizier with 3./JG2, scoring his first victory in the early days of the Battle of Britain. he served on the Channel Front until December 1942, including several months with the Geschwaderstabsschwarm. He transferred to the Mediterranean theatre with II./JG2 before joining 6./JG53. In February 1943 he joined 7./JG53 becoming Staffelkapitan in September 1944. Awarded the Knight's Cross, Gunther Seeger scored 56 victories.


Oberst Johannes Naumann (deceased)
*Signature Value : £40 (matted)

With III./JG26 at the outbreak of war, Johannes flew in all the campaigns of 1939 - 40, including the Battle of Britain. He led 6./JG26 on the Channel Front, and later 7./JG26. In March 1944 he became Kommandeur of II./JG26, and in August Kommandeur II./JG6. He flew 450 missions, scored 45 victories, all in the West, and was awarded the Knight's Cross in 1944.

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