This is a group of 3 empty 7.92mm bullets still in there clips all retain there original colour and have there maker markings clear to see they have bent by the impact of the crash they are nice and clean and have been mounted in to a glass fronted box frame with plane and crash information and pictures the frame is 12 inches by 10 inches in size.The parts come from German messerschmitt 109 number 1606 flown by Oberleutnant Reumschuessel shot down on the 15th September 1940 and crashed at Pluckley in Kent. A very nice group of parts from the famous battle of Britain and German messerschmitt 109 this one in a famous action already to hang on the wall or stand on display.
German Messerschmitt bf 109E-4 work number 1606 of 3/JG3.The plane was piloted by Oberleutnant Reumschuessel the staffel kapitan on the 15th September 1940 at 2.00pm the plane was shot down.
This Messerschmitt was in combat with RAF fighters when it was badly damaged in a dogfight over Kent the plane crashed at Thorn Farm, Pluckley Brickworks near Charing, Kent. Oberleutnant Reumschuessel bailed out and was captured unhurt by the home guard.
On Sunday, 15 September 1940, the Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack against London in the hope of drawing out the RAF into a battle of annihilation. Around 1,500 aircraft took part in the air battles which lasted until dusk. The action was the climax of the Battle of Britain.
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