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  • Glass framed airframe and engine parts from RAF Spitfire number L1067 named Blue Peter which was shot down on the 30th August 1940 and crashed at Snargate in Romney Marsh in Kent during the battle of Britain

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    This is a nice glass framed rare group of parts which are 5 airframe and engine parts which have some original paintwork The parts have been nicely cleaned and retain a lot of there original colour they all have been mounted in to a glass fronted box frame with plane and crash information and pictures the frame is 9 half inches by 9 half inches in size.These parts come from RAF Spitfire number L1067 named Blue Peter was shot down on the 30th August 1940 the pilot was Squadron Leader S.L Denholm. 

    The spitfire of 603 squadron was in combat with Messerschmitt 110’s over the Kent coast near Deal when it was shot down Squadron Leader bailed out safely the plane crashed at Hope Farm Snargate. The plane was recovered on the 22nd September 1973 and parts from the cockpit were given to George Lovell Denholm he was born in 1908 and died in 1997.George Denholm who had shared in bringing down a Heinkel 111 on 16th October 1939, the first German aircraft to be brought down on UK soil in WW2. On 12th March 1940, he damaged a Dornier17 off Aberdeen. On 26th June, he claimed a probable Heinkel 111, on 3rd July a shared Ju88 bomber plus a Messerschmitt 109 destroyed and another probable on 28th August. On 18th September, he claimed a Messerschmitt 109 damaged, on the 27th a shared Messerschmitt 109 destroyed, a probable Messerschmitt 109 and a shared probable Messerschmitt 109, on 20th October a Messerschmitt 109 damaged, on 11th November a Messerschmitt 109 destroyed and on 29th November a Messerschmitt 110 destroyed.

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