Pair of Spitfire piston bookends

Code: 10123     Dimensions:W 17.5cm (6.9")H 14cm (5.5")D 10cm (3.9")

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An extremely unusual pair of bookends, fashioned from the piston from a Merlin engine, most commonly used in a WWII Spitfire fighter plane. Mounted on oak, with an oak centre, the bookends are very attractive and date from the late 1940's/early 1950's.

 

Pair of Spitfire piston bookends
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