This propeller – is from the iconic C47B Douglas Dakota aircraft which served in WWII.
Douglas Dakota C-47B 16631 / 33379, KN673/N3455/G-AMSN
This actual propeller blade was used in the filming of “Band of Brothers” at Hatfield Aerodrome in 2001 for a sequence where a blade separates from the hub and passes through the fuselage of another flying Dakota. The Band of Brothers series based on D Day, WWII, directed by Stephen Spielberg.
We have documentation to this effect from the previous owner (Special Effects engineer which will be supplied on sale and can be viewed by prospective buyers.
The aircraft was once owned by the musician Ian Drury (Ian Drury and the Blockheads).
Part markings are visible on both the propeller and the hub.
Mounted on a propeller hub and can be separated into two parts. It is possible to rotate the propeller.
Size 184cm high 32cm deep.
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