Winged veteran up for auction


A restored Vickers Supermarine Mk.1 Spitfire on display outside the Churchill War Rooms museum in London last Friday. Donated by American entrepreneur and philanthropist Thomas Kaplan, the World War II aircraft, which is estimated to sell for £1.5 million to £2.5 million (S$3.1 million to S$5.2 million), will be auctioned by Christie's in London on Thursday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2015, with the headline 'Winged veteran up for auction'. Print Edition | Subscribe