Bryan de Grineau (1883-1957), 'Scout Armoured Brigade',
Lot 66AR
Bryan de Grineau (1883-1957), 'Scout Armoured Brigade',
Sold for £ 375 (US$ 493) inc. premium

Lot Details
Bryan de Grineau (1883-1957), 'Scout Armoured Brigade',
signed and dated 1940, charcoal with monochrome watercolour washes, depicting Standard Beaverette Mk I armoured car, Mk VI Cruiser tank and motorcycle dispatch rider, 35 x 52cm, mounted, framed and glazed.

Footnotes

  • The Standard Beaverette Mk 1: The first version of the vehicle was built in 1940 by Standard Motor Company at the instigation of Lord Beaverbrook, then Minister of Aircraft Production (hence the name). Based on commercial car chassis, onto which a simple riveted armoured hull was mounted, consisting of 11mm of steel backed by 3-inch thick oak planks. The hull was open at the top and at the rear. Armed with a Bren light machine gun which could be fired through a slot in the glacis armour.
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