World War I: Lafayette Escadrille

Starting: $7,000

WORLD WAR I: LAFAYETTE ESCADRILLE.
A painted fuselage from the Lafayette Escadrille. [France: c.1916-18.] A dark grey-green canvas plane panel, painted with the familiar Indian head insignia, with the full headress, mouth open and teeth showing, lettered “Escadrille Lafayette” at lower left, and with a small applique cloth, marked with a German iron cross added on lower left (to denote one downed German plane), evidence of part of a number at upper right. 17.5 x 29.5 inches (450 x 780mm). The paint slightly chipped, and tears appearing along some old vertical crease lines. Framed.

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Conflicts of the 20th Century

Start: Jul 28, 2020 12:00 PDTEnd: Aug 07, 2020 12:00 PDT