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Sopwith Pup Propeller

Sopwith Pup Propeller

“My father gave the propeller to my husband. He acquired it from a friend who was struggling for money after a gambling bet. It’s from the Sopwith Pup, developed in 1918. It is a prototype used for testing the machines. It was designed by Hector Smith who was a Gargrave man and a chief engineer for Sopwith during the First World War and then seconded to Mitsubishi headquartes in Japan.”

Kate Wiggan

Sopwith Pup 1918

Sopwith Pup 1918

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