Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-40 Guadalcanal 20x16 Relic Display

Own an authentic piece of this combat veteran Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat
Built in mid-1943, this Grumman F6F-3 (08974) served in combat against the Japanese Empire in the South Pacific.
Assigned to Fighter Group 40 (VF-40), this aircraft operated from Henderson Field on Guadalcanal and supported Allied operations in the New Georgia Campaign, and later, from Espiritu Santo during the Borneo Campaign. Rescued in 1980, these parts of 08974 finally returned to the United States in 2019.
Special custom-trimmed 20 x 16-inch open frame display. Matte canvas. Aluminum skin piece with very well preserved early-war light blue camouflage paint over zinc chromate. 
Signed and numbered - one of only 15!

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