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Fighter Aces Medals at Spink

Posted on Thu, 24 July 2008 by Phil Mussell - General News, Medal News

The DSO, DFC and Bar Group of Battle of Britain Ace Wing Commander H C Mayers sold for an astonishing £66.800 today at Spink. Myers was credited with shooting down eight enemy aircraft during the Battle of Britain and was shot down himself four times, on the last occasion his plane was found, cockpit open but the Wing Commander's body was never recovered.

The group had been expected to fetch between 18 and 20,000.

For more details see the September issue of MEDAL NEWS