|Jay Groom||11/01/2019 21:11:27|
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please move this post if in the wrong place. I'm a newbie so not 100% sure on how this all works!
I was doing a house clearance yesterday when in an elderly women's attic, we found this KLM PH-LKJ Model Airplane with the stand.
I have done a small amount of research and have found a similar model on the London Science Museum website! We think its old, 1950s early 1960s. Please pay attention to the sticker on the bottom of the plane: Walker's Westway Models Limited.
We think that this is cast, aircraft aluminium as its heavy and has no visible welding.
I was wondering on whether anyone knew any more about it and what its potential worth is?
Pictures are in this Google Drive folder as too big for site:
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Looks like an airline display model, can't tell what size but the bigger it is relates to its value, May be of interest to a museum?
|Jay Groom||11/01/2019 22:19:22|
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Thanks for your reply, The plane is around 2 feet long
|Percy Verance||11/01/2019 22:38:38|
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A Lockheed Constellation display model. Probably quite a few produced for publicity and display purposes. KLM did operate a fleet of them.
At one time it probably adorned a check in counter. It will have value, but I wouldn't have a clue........
Another pic here...
Edited By Percy Verance on 11/01/2019 22:53:55
|Max Z||12/01/2019 10:06:00|
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Get in touch with the Aviodrome museum in the Netherlands (email@example.com) and see if they are interested or have information. They have a full size Constellation on display.....
|Jay Groom||12/01/2019 10:32:15|
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Thanks Max! I have emailed them today.
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