A First World War folk art model of a Royal Flying Corps biplane with a pilot and observer, presumably on reconnaissance which is what early biplanes were used for as, not being armed, they didn’t go into combat. The under carriage is made from very thick bent wire holding a cast iron bogey and has Royal Flying Corps rondel on the wings, fuselage and the tail fins. English, circa 1914.


Length: 36cms (14.25 inches)
Width: 40cms (15.75 inches)
Height: 17cms (6.25 inches)

Ref: DG15