FINE TUNING

by Richard Taylor

  • Fine Tuning - Tribute Edition
Editions Edition Size UK(£) QTY
Limited edition 350 £100.00
Artist proofs 25 £150.00
Remarques 25 £395.00
Double remarques 10 £625.00
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THE LIMITED EDITION BOOK AND PRINT PORTFOLIO

Messerschmitt Bf 109s of II./JG53 undergo routine maintenance at Charleville-Mézières, Northern France, during the summer of 1940. With the Battle of Britain at its height the German fighters will soon be back in action over the Channel and southern England.

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.

The Signature

Each print is individually numbered and personally signed by the artist Richard Taylor, along with one of the most legendary Luftwaffe Aces of all time:

Major ERICH RUDORFFER Knight's Cross with Oak leaves and Swords
Serving throughout the whole of World War II during the Battle of Britain, the Eastern Front, north Africa, in the Defence of the Reich he flew Me109’s and Fw190's and finished flying the iconic Me262 jet. In more than 1000 combat missions, he ended the war as the seventh highest scoring Aces in history with 222 victories.

The Tribute Edition

This outstanding FIVE signature edition is issued with a highly prized ORIGINAL pencil drawing individually created by Richard Taylor. Each drawing is personally signed by a Luftwaffe pilot who flew in combat during the Battle of Britain and conservation matted to include the original pencil signatures of a further three highly respected Luftwaffe Aces who flew during the Battle of Britain:

Oberleutnant ERWIN LEYKAUF
JG54 - 33 victories / German Cross in Gold

Generalleutnant ADOLF GALLAND (matted)
JG26 - 104 victories / Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds

General JOHANNES STEINHOFF (matted)
JG52 - 176 victories / Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Major HANS-EKKEHARD BOB (matted)
JG54 - 60 victories / Knight's Cross

Media:
Lithograph and book set
Size:
33.5 x 19.5 inches
Release Date:
10/2014

Editions that feature original and unique artwork, such as Remarque, Tribute and matted editions, are specifically hand-crafted to order. As a result, our normal delivery policies do not apply to these items but we’ll be sure to update you as soon as your drawing is complete. If you have any particular request for your remarque drawing – such as specific aircraft markings – please ask when placing your order and we will do our best to accommodate.

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