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A Sopwith Camel model made in WW1
« on: May 03, 2019, 07:46:47 PM »
The RNZAF Museum at Christchurch New Zealand has an interesting curio in its collection, a large scale model Sopwith Camel, painted in what is believed to be original PC10.

While the model's provenance is not confirmed, it is thought it was made from parts of a crashed real Camel by RFC ground crew. This is not confirmed but the tantalising aspect is the thought they may have painted it with some genuine PC10 from the stores.

Our thanks to new forum member Kit Boyes who uploaded this image on Facebook.

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