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In Britain, the auction will sell the prosthesis war hero

January 25 2008

In Britain, the auction will be put up personal belongings of the hero of the Second World War. As reported by Ananova, on the sale will feature 43 objects belonging to Robert Douglas Bader.

Merit Bader include 20 individual victories and 4 group, 11 damaged aircraft, as well as participate in the team of aerial acrobats RAF, which he continued after losing both legs.

According to a spokesman Phillip Knappera auction house, selling memorabilia of the hero is expected to fetch about 100 thousand pounds (200 thousand dollars). The most expensive items offered at auction has become a car, bought a hero in the 60's. The initial price for it - 60 thousand pounds. Another Lot-premise, which sent the pilot to the Red Cross when he was in captivity in the castle of Colditz Castle. In addition, the prosthesis will be sold Bader.

"We would like to see a collection of things Bader was kept in the integrity, though his car could be sold separately as it is not part of a collection of World War II," - said Knapper.

According to him, the collection had already become interested in Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as representatives of historical museums. At the moment, all things belong to an elderly brtantsu, who once bought things at a daughter of Sergeant, head of the dining room RAF, says RBC.

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