Lot 7108: Rumpler C IV mit Kennzeichen 9928/18
03 November 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Rumpler C.IV, Code No 9928/18, a scratch-built flying scale model of this late World War One long-range reconnaissance/intruder aircraft, the wood construction of the airframe covered in thin wood skin and fine fabric, the engine covers with access panels, with strut and wire braced mainplanes, the upper plane with working ailerons, the similarly braced tailplane with working rudder and elevators, the cockpits with pilot and observer/gunner, instrument panel and machine gun, with detailed six cylinder power plant, the radiator with shutters and exhaust stack, the engine compartment currently fitted with a single cylinder petrol engine driving a two-blade 36 cm diameter propeller, the lower starboard mainplane with compass bowl and fuselage rack of eight hand-despatched anti-personnel bombs, finished in lozenge camouflage with markings of the period, the top fuselage surface in earth-brown, with white rudder and other details, 210 cm wingspan. Note: The Rumpler C.IV was built on a large scale, seeing active service during much of the 1914-18 conflict. It’s bomb carrying capacity was particularly useful for intruder operations.
Condition Report: II