A PORTFOLIO TO COMMEMORATE THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940 – 2015
Limited Edition of 250
Overall size: 24 ½” x 18 ½”
Eye of the Sun
Messerschmitt Bf109s from 7./JG2 Richthofen head out on a long-range fighter patrol in September 1940. With the sun behind them they hope to launch a surprise attack on unsuspecting RAF aircraft, however these enemy raiders will soon be intercepted by some of Fighter Command’s most determined ‘defenders of the realm’.
Each print in every edition is individually hand numbered and signed by the artist Robert Taylor along with one of the most legendary Luftwaffe Aces of WWII:
Major Erich Rudorffer Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves & Swords
He flew Bf109s with JG2 becoming a double Ace during the Battle of Britain and finished the war with 222 victories to become the seventh highest-scoring Ace in history.
Collectors Edition of 110 (+£85)
Additionally signed by :
Generalleutnant Gunther Rall Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves & Swords
He flew Bf109s with III./JG52 during the Battle of Britain. By the end of the war he scored 275 victories making him the third highest-scoring Ace of all time.
Major Hans-Ekkehard Bob Knight’s Cross
He flew Bf109s with III./JG54 becoming one of the top Aces of the Battle of Britain with 14 victories. He finished the war with 60 victories.