Lot 412WWII Naval – HMS Eagle scarce original copy...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm

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WWII Naval – HMS Eagle scarce original copy of ‘Eagle Weekly’ a cyclostyled newspaper produced for the officers and ratings on HMS Eagle one of the Royal Navy’s first Aircraft Carriers. Vol 1 number 24 dated 1933, 8pp folio, in remarkably good condition. Reporting on a tour of duty in Japan, written in a semi satirical style for the obvious amusement of the sailors on board. HMS Eagle was converted from an unfinished Chilean battleship and launched in 1918 as one of the first aircraft carriers. It was sunk in 1942.

Hammer Price: £10.00

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