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Rare WWII Spitfire Fetches Millions

Rare WWII Spitfire Fetches Millions – WWII

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Rare WWII Spitfire Fetches Millions – watch the aircraft in flight

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A rare RAF Spitfire found buried in sand on the French coast has sold for over £3m, close to $5m and over 4million Euro. It was brought back to ‘flight’ and auctioned by Christie’s in London 9 July, 2015. The unique aircraft was once flown by a Great Escape veteran and fetched millions of pounds for charity after it went under the hammer. It has been restored to its original flying power by a team at RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire, and is one of only two left in the world. Proceeds will go to the RAF Benevolent Fund and Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit.

Footage courtesy John Gibbs

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