Lot 25 (Garden and Natural History Live Auction, 1st October 2019)
Sold for £1,000
Aeronautica/Interior Design A large polished Dowty Rotol aircraft propeller blade
English, mid 20th century
172cm high by 28cm wide, base diameter 24.5cm
Made by Dowty Rotol, a British engineering company based in Staverton, Gloucestershire, which specialised in the manufacture of propellers and propeller components. This example was originally mounted on an Armstrong Whitworth Cargo Transport of the Royal Air Force.