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THE ART OF COMBAT - THE AVIATION & MILITARY PAINTINGS OF RICHARD TAYLOR


We are delighted to announce the eagerly awaited first book from one of the world’s most exciting Aviation and Military Artists.

In this superb hard cover first edition, with 128 pages packed with beautifully reproduced colour plates and stunning pencil drawings, the artist takes us through the stories behind more than 30 of his much admired combat paintings.

Richard’s first book of combat paintings has been eagerly anticipated by collectors all over the globe and we expect it to prove hugely popular with both existing and new collectors of his work.

Reserve your copy TODAY



FINE TUNING by Richard Taylor


THE LIMITED EDITION BOOK AND PRINT PORTFOLIO

This outstanding limited edition portfolio includes an individually numbered copy of the book THE ART OF COMBAT which is personally signed by artist Richard Taylor and issued in a luxurious embossed slipcase. Each book is accompanied by a matching numbered copy of the superb print FINE TUNING, specially commissioned for this occasion.

All editions of the Book and Print Portfolio are likely to be in high demand, and with such limited numbers of the Remarques and Tribute Proofs available these are likely to sell fast.

Contact us for further details and availability.



SPECIAL EDITIONS EXCLUSIVE TO ACES HIGH


Over the years we have produced a very limited number of bookplates which are personally autographed by outstanding WWII Aces and veterans. They are available individually to mix and match or as a complete set, to be issued in your copy of the new book which will be accompanied by a special edition Aces High slipcase.

Follow the links below for additional information:

WINGS OF THE LUFTWAFFE BOOKPLATE
THE AMERICAN EAGLES BOOKPLATE
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN BOOKPLATE No.1
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN BOOKPLATE No.2
617 SQUADRON BOOKPLATE
RAF BOMBER COMMAND BOOKPLATE
THE NORMANDY VETERANS BOOKPLATE

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THESE BOOKPLATES ARE AVAILABLE IN VERY LIMITED NUMBERS. CONTACT US TODAY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.



ANNOUNCING THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 2015 CALENDAR


A COLLECTION OF ICONIC PAINTINGS BY THE WORLD'S FOREMOST AVIATION ARTISTS, COMMEMORATING THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

This superb calendar includes a fascinating timeline of the major events of WWII with special emphasis on the Battle of Britain, all major Public Holidays for the UK and USA and every date box provides generous space for your own notes and memos…so there’s no excuse to miss that important appointment!


LAST YEAR’S CALENDAR WAS EXCEPTIONALLY POPULAR SO WE URGE YOU TO CONTACT US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO GUARANTEE YOUR COPY.



TRIBUTE TO BOMBER COMMAND – SUNDAY 2nd NOVEMBER


We’ll be joined at the UK Gallery in Wendover by some of ‘The Many’, who have never attended a Gallery event before.

The line-up is as follows:

Warrant Officer HARRY WINTER - Harry was a WOP/AG with 427 Sqn on Halifaxes. He was shot down by a Night Fighter on 22nd October ’43 and spent the rest of the war as a POW in Stalag Luft 7.

Flight Sergeant RON GARD - Ron was a Rear Gunner on Lancasters with 463 Sqn RAAF, based at Waddington. He was shot down on his 17th mission over Leipzig and spent the rest of the war as POW in Nuremberg.

Warrant Officer WILLIAM SHAW - William trained on Wellingtons with OTU before moving to operations with 37 Sqn as a WOP/AG on Liberators in Italy and the Mediterranean.

Warrant Officer CHARLIE DARBY - Charlie joined 462 Sqn at Driffield in August 1944 as Rear Gunner on Halifaxes. Completing a full tour of 30 operations, his last 7 were part of the newly formed 466 Sqn, also flying from Driffield.


Our guests are happy to sign items for customers and entry is FREE but STRICTLY by ticket only and we are currently taking bookings so please contact us now to reserve your place.



SINKING OF THE TIRPITZ - 70 YEARS ON – SUNDAY 16th NOVEMBER


To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the sinking of this mighty German battleship, we will be joined at the UK Gallery in Wendover by veterans who took part in raids against the Tirpitz.

The current line-up includes:

Warrant Officer FRANK TILLEY - after training as a Flight Engineer he volunteered for 617 Sqn taking part in all the raids against the Tirpitz, but at the end of 1944 was forced to crash landed in Lincolnshire on the return journey from Politz, East Germany after being badly shot up and injured on a mission.

Squadron Leader BENNY GOODMAN - flying Stirlings and later Lancasters with 617 Sqn, he completed a full tour of 30 'ops' including missions over Germany, Holland and France as well as taking part in the Tirpitz Raids.

Warrant Officer KEN JOHNSON - flew as a Front Gunner on Wellingtons before transferring as a Mid-Upper Gunner on Lancasters with 9 and 61 Sqns taking part in a total of 44 0ps including raids on U-boats pens in Bergen, the mighty Tirpitz and Hitler's alpine home in Berchtesgaden.


Our guests are happy to sign items for customers and entry is FREE but STRICTLY by ticket only and we are currently taking bookings so please contact us now to reserve your place.



AN EXCLUSIVE EVENT WITH RICHARD TAYLOR – SATURDAY 29th & SUNDAY 30th NOVEMBER


What an amazing weekend this promises to be at the UK Gallery in Wendover!

As well as being joined by one of the leading artists in the industry, we’ll also be hosting some amazing WWII veterans.

Further details to be announced soon.

Bookings are now being taken and spaces are filling up fast. CONTACT US TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR FREE TICKET



ACT OF VALOR by Simon Smith


This outstanding new release commemorates the Battle of the Bulge and carries the truly historic signature of a great American hero – Lt Col JAMES ‘MAGGIE’ MEGELLAS – the most decorated officer in the history of the US 82nd Airborne Division.

Given the historical significance of this release, prints are selling fast and the REMARQUES in particular are proving very popular.

Please CONTACT US TODAY for further details and availability.

Newly Added Releases
1) THE ART OF COMBAT
2) FINE TUNING
3) FINE TUNING - MATTED TRIBUTE DRAWING
4) WINGS OF THE LUFTWAFFE BOOKPLATE
5) THE AMERICAN EAGLES BOOKPLATE
6) THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN BOOKPLATE No.1
7) THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN BOOKPLATE No.2
8) 617 SQUADRON BOOKPLATE
9) RAF BOMBER COMMAND BOOKPLATE
10) THE NORMANDY VETERANS BOOKPLATE

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