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A c.1930 Meccano constructed model of Sir Malcolm Campbell's ‘Blue Bird’

Realised: $160


Lot Description

A c.1930 Meccano constructed model of Sir Malcolm Campbell's ‘Blue Bird’, hatch blue and nickel printed panels. L. 565mm. Note: This 1933 ‘Blue Bird’ was sleeker and more aerodynamically superior to the earlier prototype. In 1935 it reached 301.337 miles per hour breaking the 300 mph barrier for the first time, crowning Sir Malcolm Campbell's record-breaking career.