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Fine Art by Rich Thistle

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"442 Scramble: Beny Sur Mer"
By Rich Thistle 1988

Spitfire Mk IX's scramble from a forward airfield in Normandy shortly after D-Day.
450 s/n by the artist & co-signed by F/O Len Wilson, 442 Sqn RCAF Spitfire/Mustang pilot. 27" x 20"

$160. (CDN


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"Looking for Trouble"
By Rich Thistle 1989

RCAF Typhoon IBs of 438 Squadron looking for targets of opportunity.
350 s/n by the artist 13" x 10"


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"In the Balance"
By Rich Thistle 1989

RCAF 401 Squadron Spitfire Mk V,
Biggin Hill Wing, and Me 109 E's.
350 s/n by the artist, 13" x 10"
$80 (CDN)


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"We Flew With the Heroic Few"
By Rich Thistle
1989

RCAF 401 Sqn Hurricanes and Heinkel 111's over London, Sept. 15, 1940.
450 s/n by the artist 26"x 20"
each print is co-signed by W/C B.D.Dal Russel, DSO, & Bar.

$160 (CDN)


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"The Queen Returns"
By Rich Thistle 1990

RCAF 424 Squadron 6 Group Halifax Mk III.
450 s/n by the artist 26" x 19"
co-signed by 424 pilot F/Lt Jack Dundas DFC.

$160 (CDN)


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"Into The Blue"
By Rich Thistle 1993

Commemorating the Hurricane IIB, TBM Avenger and Spitfire Mk IX lost in the hangar fire at Canadian Warplane Heritage Hamilton Ontario, Feb. 15/1993.
300 s/n by the artist, 27" x 21"

$160 (CDN)


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"Tough and Ready: The Memphis Belle"
By Rich Thistle 1992

B-17F Flying Fortress, 8th Airforce.
550 s/n by the artist, 25"x19"

$160 (CDN)


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"Beacons of Liberty"
By Rich Thistle 1995

RCAF 442 Sqn Mustang Mk IV"s (D's) flying top cover over Corbiere Lighthouse for the liberation of the Channel Islands, May 9, 1945,the final combat operation in the European Theater.
300 s/n by the artist, 19"x25"

$160. (CDN)

**ARTISTS PROOFS
co-signed by three of the 442 pilots depicted in this image

$225. (CDN)


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"Hornets Over the Gulf"
By Rich Thistle 1991

Canadian CF-18A Hornets flying combat patrol in the Persian Gulf War.
300 s/n by the artist, 14" x 18"

$125. (CDN)


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"Encounter With a Legend"
By Rich Thistle 1994

Von Richthofen's Fokker Dr. I overflies his final two victories, both Camels.
300 s/n by the artist 19"x14"

$125. (CDN)


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"Final Victory"
By Rich Thistle 1993

Fokker Dr I triplane and Sopwith Camel, Apr.20, 1918, von Richthofen's last victory. A miniature cameo of Rich's graphite portrait of the Baron is printed in the bottom white border.
Open-edition/signed by artist, 19"x28"

$90. (CDN)


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"Dream Machine"
By Rich Thistle
1995

The legendary Avro Arrow #201, first of five flying Canadian designed and built CF-105 supersonic delta-wing interceptors.
300 s/n by the artist, 25"x 18"

$160. (CDN)


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"Fox in the Henhouse"
By Rich Thistle 1992

Canada's Buzz Beurling, highest scoring WWII ace, in a Spitfire Vc, flying his last sortie over Malta, Oct.24, 1942.
300 s/n by the artist
27" x 20"

$160. (CDN)


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released in March 2000

"Lone Wolf at Dawn"
By Rich Thistle 1996

Nieuport 17 flown by Canadian WWI ace, Billy Bishop attacking a German airfield at dawn on June 2, 1917.
300 s/n by the artist 25" x 19"

$160. (CDN)


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OFFICIAL 30th Anniversary Print
released in May 2000
"Flying the Flag"
By: Rich Thistle 2000

Celebrating 30 years of proud flying. This print depicts Canada's Snowbirds flying Canadair CT-114 Tutors in the original 7 aircraft "Double Diamond" formation and in today's 9 aircraft "Concord" formation.
-30th anniversary logo printed in bottom white margin of each print and artist's proof -
( overall print size 23 " x 19 " )

850 regular edition prints, s/n by the artist....

$95 (CDN)

250 ARTISTS PROOFS
personally hand-signed by the entire Team

$145. (CDN)


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"Tribute to Courage"
By Rich Thistle 1995

RCN Flower Class Corvette, RCAF Spitfire Mk IX, RCA Sherman tank, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the end of WW II.
300 s/n by the artist, 23" x 19"
$160 (CDN)

 

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