Brass biplane model
Lot 108
A Stearman (Boeing) brass model bi-plane
1940s 10 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm.) length x wingspan.
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Stearman (Boeing) brass model bi-plane
Theater-made, 1940s
A desk-top brass model of a Stearman model 75 bi-plane, used extensively as a trainer for the USAAF and the USN, both versatile and easy to keep maintained. The brass base pinned to a wooden base at each corner, and with a central screw through the center.
10 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm.) length x wingspan.

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, New York, 1995-2007

    Provenance:
    The War Museum

    The Stearman Model 75, Boeing Stearman or Kaydet and was introduced in 1934, with over 9,800 built in the 1930s and 40s. After the war 1000s were sold for civilian use for crop dusting, sports planes and acrobatics.
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