Lot 25 (Garden and Natural History Live Auction, 1st October 2019)

Sold for £1,000

Lot details

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.