Here is the latest selection of Limited Edition Artwork I have for sale. Most of my pics have an aviation theme but there are around 20 posters etc. Most of the aviation LE prints can be purchased from Andrew Brooks at Av Collect at a much higher price, so get them from me. All prices are PLUS postage but free tubes.
Some of the pictures are sold with frames but NONE are sold with glass, due to carriage problems.
Mike Rondot, the ex Gulf War Jaguar pilot has produced this great print of the English Electric Lightning, which was unsurpassed for years as the RAF's all weather fighter/interceptor. This picture is of an F2A from 19 Sqn, Gutersloh.
22/650 also signed by 3 senior RAF officers. £59
A rare print from Robert Taylor. This portrays a Royal Navy Sea Fury dog- fighting with a MIG-15 during the Korean War. Piloted by Hoagy Carmichael, it was the first time a piston aircraft shot down a jet in combat. Signed by the late Hoagy.
This prints portrays the Coastal Command Shackleton, which for years protected our shores from Russian submarines. It was equipped with airborne early warning equipment and served until the incoming Nimrod and Boeing Sentry took over the role. 236/500. £70
This is a very rare and unusual limited edition print of the amazing SU27 Flanker of the Russian Air Force. This 'Fly By Wire' warplane has astounded thousands of spectators from East and West. It is signed by the 6 pilots of the Russian Knights aerobatic team and is numbered 2 of 91 to celebrate the first show in the West in 1991. £95 SOLD
|RED SUITS TOMORROW|
Robert Tomlins lovely print of the Red Arrows off the coast of Cyprus making their final practice for the 2001 season, prior to receiving approval from the C in C to display in public. 52/100. £40
There is so much to know about this pic that I can't put it all on here. You will not find this picture anywhere else for sale and it is a piece of history from the Serbian/Bosnian
war, painted by celebrated aviation artist, Mike Postlethwaite. If you are interested, please ask me for the full details, you will be amazed. 126/250 £100
|VULCAN & LIGHTNING|
this is your chance to own an original in water colour. Painted especially for me by John Stockle, of theatre poster design fame, this formation had certainly never happened while I was in the RAF but it looks nice!!! The Vulcan was our nuclear deterrent for years and the Lightning was the premier interceptor. £150
The definitive print of the Supermarine Spitfire. This print is getting harder and harder to come by for under £500. This is a special print because it was signed personally for my Uncle John and is not one of the Limited Edition of 500. Signed by WWII Spitfire pilot legends, Douglas Bader and Johnnie Johnson. £300
PRIDE OF BRITAIN
What can I say? This is one of the best LE prints of Concorde on the market and there are none around at this price. Painted by Adrian Rigby and also signed by Chris Orlebar (pilot) 31/500 with certificate and photo of Chris at the signing. £75
END OF SEASON
From an original pencil drawing by acclaimed aviation and F1 artist, Robert Tomlin. This picture celebrates the last display of the millennium season and pictures team leader, Andy Offer, climbing from his aircraft.
signed by Robert and the 2000 team. £50
FLYING THE FLAG
The companion LE print to 'Pride of Britain'. This depicts Concorde over New York, with the twin towers very visible. Again painted and signed by Adrian Rigby with the addition of pilot Chris Orlebar. Comes with certificate and photo of Chris. 31/500 £75
A very hard to find print from artist Mike Machat. Signed by Mike and pilot, Brig Gen Frank K 'Pete' Everest, this shows the Douglas X3 Stiletto taking off from the lakebed at Edwards AFB in 1953. One of many experimental X planes, the X3 needed a 3 mile runway just to take off.
207/850 Rare. £80
A montage of 9 of the most distinguished bombers used by the RAF, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the RAF. Signed by John Nichol, of Gulf War fame and 8 other senior RAF officers, 5 of whom signed their own particular type of aircraft.
57/200 Unavailable on the web. V.Rare. £60
A fabulous picture of the Space Shuttle lifting off from Florida. Painted by Attila Hejja, an officially appointed NASA artist, this is a signed open edition but there are not many signed copies around now. One of only 3 pictures Attila produced of the shuttle, this is by far the best and sure to increase in value, since the Shuttles have now been retired. £50
Companion print to Distinguished Bombers. A montage of 9 of the most famous fighters used by the RAF, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the RAF. Signed by 8 RAF pilots who have signed their own particular type of aircraft. 57/200 Unavailable on the web. Very rare. £60
|610 SQN SPITFIRES|
Spitfires of 610 County of Chester Squadron over Southern England in Aug 1940 engaging the enemy. Painted by Anthony Theobald, whose WWII aircraft paintings have been used for many Post Office commemorative stamps.
189/500. Rare. £50
Painted by the late Frank Wootton to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Portrays scrambling Spitfires with a downed German pilot in the foreground. Please email me for full details of all the signatories.
881/1500. Rare. Due to its huge size, it can only be collected from Saffron Walden. £400 Framed
|B2 SPIRIT STEALTH|
This is a fabulous photo of the B2 Spirit Stealth Bomber refuelling over the USA. Very difficult to get hold of this type of photo, as the aircraft is still highly classified. £10 unframed
Fabulous portayal of the 'Delta Lady' by famed artist, Philip West. On the way to bomb the runway at Port Stanley, in The Falklands, it was the only time the Vulvan was used for an act of war and is numbered 356/850. £75
|F15's FROM BITTBURG|
Another brilliant photo of F15 Strike Eagles from 36th Fighter Wing at Bittburg AFB on patrol over Europe. The Wing was disbanded in 1994.
Photo unavailable. £10 unframed
|BILL REID VC|
Wonderful portrait of the late Bill Reid, WWII hero Spitfire pilot. These 3 pics are nigh impossible to get hold of now. 551/1000 and signed by Bill Reid and the artist. £75 Framed
|GEOFFREY PAGE DSO DFC|
1 of 4 companion prints to Bill Reid, the late WWII pilot Geoffrey Page. Also nigh impossible to find for sale anywhere. Artists Proof signed by Geoff and the artist. £75 Framed
|R.A.B. LEAROYD VC|
The second companion print to Bill Reid. The late WWII hero earned his VC piloting a Blenheim. Also nigh impossible to find for sale and signed by RAB & the artist. 501/1000 £75
|NORMAN JACKSON VC|
The 3rd companion print to Bill Reid VC. This is another lovely portrait of yet another brave RAF WWII pilot. Signed by the artist and Norman Jackson
|JOHN CRUICKSHANK VC|
The final print in the series from Legends is John Cruickshank of RAF 210 Sqn. Signed by the artist J.G. Keck and John.
|THE LONGEST MINUTE|
The beautiful streamlined Jaguar is portrayed here by artist and ex-Jaguar pilot, Mike Rondot, who flew operational sorties in the first Gulf War. Signed by Mike and all 22 Jaguar pilots who took part in Desert Storm.
The brilliant aviation artist Ronald Wong has produced 3 fabulous prints of Concorde and they are now in very short supply. Concorde is seen here after take off from New York and has just ignited the afterburners.
Signed by the artist and personalised to me but this can be erased, as it is in pencil. 12/40 AP. £95
The second print in the series of 3 from GAvA artist, Ronald Wong. Shown over the English countryside and accelerating towards the coast before going supersonic over the sea.
Signed by Ronald and personalised to me in pencil, which can be erased. 12/40 AP. £95
|A HARD ACT TO FOLLOW|
The 3rd Concorde print in the series from Ronald Wong. In my opinion, one of the best in existence and very hard to get hold of now. Signed by Ronald and personalised to me.
12/40 AP. £75
|THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM|
One of my all time favourites from Mark Postlethwaite. It portrays Tornadoes of 1084 Sqn RAF, from Muharraq en route to bomb targets in Baghdad during Operation Desrt Storm. Very rare print, please email me for details of the signatories. 959/1084. £95
|F5 OVER NORWICH|
A very atmospheric print of a Northrop F5 over Norwich on a dull day. Painted by artist Tim Nolan, it is an open edition but made special because the 527 Aggressor Squadron seal has been attached to the bottom right of the picture. £30
|OUT OF THE SUN|
This lovely print of a Spitfire coming from the enemy's blind spot is painted by aviation artist, Brian Petch, who has produced many popular WWII air combat prints.
11/500 and signed by the artist and 3 WWII Air Aces, Wg Cdr Paddy Barthropp DFC AFC, Wg Cdr C F Currant DSO DFC Cde G and Les Colquhoun DFC GM DFM. £75
|SECOND TO NONE|
Stephen Brown, GAvA artist has produced this wonderful print of Concorde heading towards the Welsh coastline at 26,000' after having left her birthplace at Bristol Filton. 282/400 and signed by the artist and the 3 members of the Concorde crew. £100
|LAST FLIGHT HOME|
This was my first Concorde acquisition and painted by Robert Tomlin.
This is a special print, as it is No.1 in the limited edition of 500. The flight took place on 24th Oct 2003 with 'Mr Concorde', Chief Concorde pilot Mike Bannister at the controls. 1/500. Signed by Robert and Mike Bannister. £150
This is the most sold aviation print in the world and still sells hundreds of copies every year. Painted by American artist, Dru Blair, it portrays the B1-B Lancer supersonic swing-wing bomber. Although an open edition, each print is individually signed by Dru.
DIAMONDS & PEARLS
This print commemorates the 50th anniversary of D-Day, the 30th display season of the Red Arrows, the 15 years of the Gnat (1965-1979) and the 15 years of the Hawk (1980-1994) in Red Arrows service. It is signed by the artist, Philip West and all of the team leaders past and present, with the exception of Sqn Ldr Dennis Hazell, who was tragically killed in practice on 3rd March 1978. A space has been left for his signature as a mark of respect. A very rare print. 23/100. £95
This print commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Dambusters raids on the 3 German dams in WWII and the 75th anniversary of the RAF. The Arrows are in Lancaster formation and are approaching the dam on the Derwent Reservoir. The Lancaster of the B of B Memorial Flight can be clearly seen in the distance over the dam. Signed by the members of the 1993 team and artist, Mark Postlethwaite. A very rare print. 433/1000. £80
RED ARROWS STEEL
This is a very unusual representation of the Red Arrows 1990 team. It is painted in enamel on stainless steel and mounted on a black gloss painted block of wood. It is beautifully finished but is unfortunately damaged. The damage is shown by 2 green arrows in the photo. An enthusiast with a small brush could easily have it looking as good as new. The price reflects the damage and is a bargain at only £20.
Gerald Coulson has captured everything in this amazing print of the Red Arrows performing their hair raising head to head over the runway. There are still a few copies of this print around but getting harder to find. Signed by the artist and all members of the Arrows 1988 team. 150/500. £100
A similar theme to the previous print, featuring the Synchro pair. Painted by artist Mark Postlethwaite, it has an unusual hand drawn remarque of the SU27 Flanker on the border to commemorate the first public display of this Russian fighter in the West on the 21st Sept 1991. Very rare print signed by the artist and the 1991 team. £150.
RED ARROWS OVER LONDON
Another unusual but not particularly flattering print of the Red Arrows over London, with Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in the picture. Painted by artist Penelope Douglas, this print will be supplied framed. Signed in ink by the team. £10 SOLD
|RED ARROWS No.2|
This squadron print commemorates the Red Arrows 21st anniversary, from 1965-1985. Signed by all members of the 1985 team and numbered 486/850. £70 the pair. Framed.
|RED ARROWS No.1|
This squadron print commemorates the Red Arrows 25th anniversary, from 1965-1990. Signed by all members of the 1990 team and numbered 279/1000. £70 the pair.
This squadron print commemorates the 75th anniversary of the RAF, 1918-1993 and is signed by all members of the 1993 team. Numbered 326/1000. £40 Framed.
This squadron print commemorates the Red Arrows 1st public display of the Hawk on 6th April 1980. It was flown in Brian Hoskins Hawk, XX251 and signed by all members of the 1980 team, with the addition of the team manager and the engineer. Numbered 1034/1200. £40 Framed.
N.B. This is not a photo of my immaculate print.
This is a squadron print of the Tornado F3 bomber, the RAF contribution to Desert Storm. Signed by all the RAF pilots, based at Dhahran AFB, who flew operational sorties in the first Gulf War, including the pilots who were shot down. A very special print. 163/200. £75 framed.
|F117A NIGHTHAWK Squadron print of the Stealth fighter used for the first time in war. Kept secret for 9 years and finally revealed to the world on our TV screens while precision bombing targets in Baghdad. A very special print, numbered 5/35 signed by all pilots who flew operational sorties. £75framed.|
|THE BLACK IS BACK|
The incredible SR71 Blackbird is painted by celebrated F1 and aviation artist, Robert Tomlin. The SR71 served from 1964 to 1998 and was the fastest aircraft in the world (2500 mph) and the highest flying (100,000+ ft) when it was retired for the second time in 1998.
Numbered 43/100 and signed by the artist. £90
The F117A Nighthawk stealth fighter was used to good effect in the first 'just' Gulf War. Signed by all 24 of the pilots from 49th Fighter Wing, Holloman AFB who flew operational sorties and artist and ex-Jaguar pilot, Mike Rondot. Note the 2 signatures of the 2 RAF pilots on exchange postings with the USAF 74/500. £80
A wonderful print of the B1B Lancer going hell for leather in the canyons of Nevada. The fastest bomber in the USAF, it is capable of Mach 1.2. and has been in service since 1986. Painted by Philip West. 86/100. £70
An open edition print of the incredible English Electric Lightning. Personalised by Barry Pover, who purchased it from the MOD to restore to airworthiness. £30
This is a squadron print of the Tornado F2, signed by pilot Jon Peters and navigator John Nichol, who were shot down and tortured by the Iraqi's in the first Gulf War. This is a one off and not part of an edition. £95
Another squadron print of Lancaster, 'City Of Lincoln', the last flying example and signed by crew members Jimmy Griffiths and Jimmy Bell. £60