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02-25-2015, 08:36 AM
I know it's very diffcult, but could someone identify this prop blade? It was painted post war. So modern painting but blade is original.
Whas it from a four or two bladed prop?

02-25-2015, 08:37 AM
Second photo

02-25-2015, 08:38 AM
Third photo

Bob Gardner
02-26-2015, 05:13 AM
'Morning Geertse,

Paintings such as this are usually attributed to an antique dealer in the Portobello Road in London ( a street of antique dealers ). He was active around the 1970-80's. His work was always attractive, although his aircraft were often artistic rather than accurate representations.

Please let us know if there is a signature which can be read. I'd like to know more about him.

I do not know what aircraft the prop was made for, but I would add that the artwork is a valid part of the propeller's history and should be preserved.

With kind regards,


02-26-2015, 05:38 AM
Hello Bob,
According to the person where it came from ,the artist is Michael Kittridge.
Thx for the info!

Bob Gardner
02-26-2015, 08:40 AM
Excellent news, G. I've been waiting at least ten years to discover his name.

Many thanks,