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Old 7th April 2020, 20:58
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Photo Spad

Hello,


Currently on ebay is a photo of an Italian Spad S.VII Serial S.4692 at:


https://www.ebay.it/itm/Fotografia-o...8AAOSwroJcueyu


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Old 23rd April 2020, 20:23
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Re: Photo Spad

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Currently on ebay another Spad S.VII A6706 of 19 Squadron RFC shot down by MvR at:


https://www.ebay.de/itm/Richthofen-F...gAAOSwObReoVvG


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Old 24th May 2020, 22:08
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Re: Photo Spad

Hello,


Currently on ebay are photos of Italian Spads at:


https://www.ebay.it/itm/FOTO-Fotogra...wAAOSwmMBeygvx





https://www.ebay.it/itm/FOTO-Fotogra...sAAOSwp49eySQA




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Old 29th May 2020, 12:08
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Re: Photo Spad

Hello,


Currently on delcampe is a Spad A.2 S.31 of N 73 at:



https://www.delcampe.net/de/sammlero...946673357.html


A little easier to identify than some Spad photos recently


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Old 3rd June 2020, 18:01
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Re: Photo Spad

Hello,


Currently on ebay is a photo of a Spad S.XIII with a striking emblem at:




https://www.ebay.fr/itm/WW1-AVION-BI...wAAOSwaspe15~W



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Old 3rd June 2020, 18:22
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Re: Photo Spad

Thanks Clint ; it is a Spad XIII of Escadrille 87. Spad XIII from May 1918.

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Old 21st August 2020, 17:10
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Re: Photo Spad

SPAD 224 is interesting, Lt. Mistarlet was shot down (POW) 6 April 1917 by Bongartz Jasta 36 (his first victory); the undercarriage was damaged on landing and crosses were painted over the cocardes but the badge was left on. Painted on the fuselage was " Abgeschossen von der Jagdstaffel 36".
Stephen Lawson did an article in "Cross and Cockade 20-1" on Js36, though Mistarlet is shown in a Nieuport ( unconfirmed, by Dossenbach) and Bongartz' SPAD flown by Lt. Lorrillard KIA ( confirmed ) evidently the names reversed.

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( Just checked another Grub St. book and Lorrillard was in SPAD VII 164 ( N.48), KIA after balloon attack).

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Old 21st August 2020, 19:42
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Re: Photo Spad

Hi Nick,


Thanks. Spad S.VII 224 seems to have been much photographed having done an image search on Duck Duck Go.


Strange that it should crop up with the sellers other photos, the Spad S.VII B3506 and in the Albatros D.III and Albatros D.V threads on this board. I guess Jastas 36 and 24 must have been based close to each other at some stage unless postcards of S.224 were widely distributed, which I suppose is not unlikely.


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Re: Photo Spad

Hi Clint. B3506 WAS shot down by Jasta 24, by H. Kroll ( 10th victory) 12 Sept. 1917 near Menin; pilot was 2/Lt. S W Dronsfield POW. So a connection there somehow.
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Old 30th August 2020, 12:56
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Re: Photo Spad

Hello,


Currently on ebay there is a nice photo of a Spad S.VII of SPA 78 at:


https://www.ebay.de/itm/XX9-Foto-WK1...wAAOSwRHhfS4Hz


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