Posts Tagged ‘Avro Lancaster’
The Avro Lancaster – a historic, aeronautical icon…
The Avro Lancaster is one of the most well-known heavy bombers that participated in the Second World War, and is iconic when thinking about the contribution it had towards the Allies achieving victory over tyranny and persecution.
Out of the thousands that were built during wartime, only two Avro Lancaster’s exist today that are still airworthy – one of which is the Avro Lancaster PA474.
The Avro Lancaster PA474 was built in 1945 at the Vickers Armstrong Factory at Harwarden Airfield in Chester, and was originally used for strategic bombings in the Far East. After the war ended when Japan surrendered, the Lancaster PA474 was assigned to Photographic Reconnaissance duties in Africa, before being used as a pilotless drone, and even appeared in two iconic films – The Guns of Navarone and Operation Crossbow.
In 1973, this Lancaster was restored back to wartime standard and joined the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at RAF Coningsby (BBMF). The BBMF’s main purpose is to maintain the priceless artefacts of our national heritage in airworthy condition, in order to promote the modern day Air Force and to inspire future generations.
In 2015, the Avro Lancaster PA474 had an in-flight engine fire. The aluminium engine casing from this was then melted down, and sculpted into models of Lancaster planes, which you can now own in this historic commemorative…
The BRAND NEW Avro Lancaster Provenance Medal
Today, a small number of collectors have the chance to own a BRAND NEW Commemorative featuring an ACTUAL piece of the Avro Lancaster PA474 that flew during the war.
This incredible commemorative features an original piece of Avro Lancaster, hand-sculpted into the shape of a Lancaster and precision set into the deluxe SUPERSIZE 70mm Medal.
Just 250 lucky collectors will have the chance to own this special commemorative. The last Provenance medal featuring a piece of Hurricane SOLD OUT in a matter of weeks.
Click here to secure your Lancaster Commemorative while you still can!
Unboxing a medal crafted from an Avro Lancaster!
In today’s video I unbox a medal that features a genuine piece of Avro Lancaster PA474!
It’s been meticulously hand-sculpted into the shape of the iconic plane and precision set into a deluxe SUPERSIZE 70mm Medal.
Whether you’re a collector, military enthusiast OR both, with ONLY 250 available worldwide this is a video that you can’t afford to miss.
If you’re interested…
My top January collectables revealed
And just like that January is over and we’re one step closer to warmer days and longer evenings!
But blimey, was it a busy month for collectors. From the 2021 Annual Coin Sets to Wildlife 10ps, we’ve seen some BIG releases in January.
Need a reminder of what they were? Just watch our latest video to see my countdown of the top releases of the month.