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Lot 951

1940s Pilot signed piece of Japanese Zero. Irregularly shaped 5½"x3" max dimension piece of the Japanese Zero signed by pilot Mitsham Nogani in both Japanese and English. Mr Nagani was training as a Kamekaze pilot when the war ended in August 1945. Piece was signed during a meeting of Mr. Nagani and Enola Gay pilot Paul Tibbits. It was during that meeting that Mr. Nagani thanked Mr Tibbits for saving his life. Piece is aged and brittle as one would expect. Rare piece of history and of WWII memorabilia.
Estimated Value $250 - 350.

Realized $163

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