A gift from 1940

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A gift from 1940

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My daughter knows what I like!
She bought this for me.
The inscription which I've copied and inserted on the front cover, reads:
"To Alan/
Best Wishes April 14th 1941
From Auntie Peg & Uncle Reg"
Apart from being very annoyed at the sequence of the date, it's a nice addition to the library.
It features b&w photos and colour plates. Swordfish, Spitfire, Wellington, Skua, Wellesley, Battle, Sunderland, Hampden, Hart, Anson, Oxford, Osprey,Bulldog, Magister, Blenheim, Seafox, Stranraer, Southampton, Gladiator, Hurricane, Henley. Defiant, Lysander, Bombay, Beaufort, Queen Wasp,
all get some pictorial representation.
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Re: A gift from 1940

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What's wrong with the date? :hide: ;)

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Re: A gift from 1940

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Pretty cool, Mike. :thumbsup:

Curious about the drooping signature though.... *-)
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Re: A gift from 1940

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They may have been American, Joe, would that explain it?
BTW, though it was given in 1941, it was printed 1940.

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Re: A gift from 1940

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mine doesn't droop :wasntme:
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Re: A gift from 1940

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Lucky you! :agree:

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Re: A gift from 1940

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It's a book from when we had one.
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Re: A gift from 1940

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simondix wrote:
11 Jun 2019, 22:40
It's a book from when we had one.
:doh: :lol: *-) :((

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Re: A gift from 1940

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Has this gone off topic?

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Re: A gift from 1940

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airboatr wrote:
13 Jun 2019, 00:43
Has this gone off topic?

:S
Not yet...give it time. :lol:

Brian

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