Lot 360: Autographed David Lee "Tex" Hill P-40B Warhawk
December 7, 2016
Closter, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: P-40 Tomahawk Tex Hill. Signed and numbered (81/1944) on base plate. Includes Certificate of Authenticity. TMC Models TMC-AP40TSS. model P-40 Warhawk represents one of the early fighters with which U.S. forces faced the Japanese in World War II. David Lee "Tex" Hill earned his wings as a U.S. Naval Aviator in 1939 and joined the fleet as a TBD Devastator torpedo bomber pilot aboard the USS Saratoga before joining a Vought SB2U Vindicator dive bomber squadron aboard USS Ranger. In 1941, he was recruited with other Navy, Army and Marine Corps pilots to join the 1st American Volunteer Group (better known by its later nickname of the Flying Tigers). Height: 10 1/2"; Width: 19"; Depth: 16". STERLING ASSOCIATES STRIVES TO PROVIDE ACCURATE, OBJECTIVE, & FAIR INFORMATION ON ALL LOTS. WE WILL BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PHOTOS. WE ADVISE THAT YOU, OR SOMEONE ON YOUR BEHALF, INSPECT ANY ITEM(S) AND COME TO YOUR OWN CONCLUSIONS BEFORE BIDDING. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. PLEASE SEE TERMS & CONDITIONS.