PHONE: 01332 345729
    
USAAF P-38 Lightning / lighter desk model, 1943

USAAF P-38 Lightning / lighter desk model, 1943

Code: M24215A-114

SOLD

An interesting desk model with a good period solid brass model of the Lockheed P-38 'Lightning'  fighter aircraft and lighter.  Developed for the United States Army Air Corps, the P-38 had distinctive twin booms and a central nacelle containing the cockpit and armament.  Approximately 21.5cm wingspan and fitted with perspex propellors.  The model is mounted on an inert brass shell casing over a circular marble base.  A black painted alloy lighter is also fitted to the base.  This is engraved with the wording 'Souvenir of Stuttgart, U.S.1943'.  Show use and wear. Quite heavy.  Stock code M24215A-114.