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    Model Replica of The Little Boy Atomic Bomb Signed by Paul W Tibbets, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, and Morris "Dick" Jeppson. Hand crafted solid mahogany replica of Little Boy the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. This model is number 30 of a limited edition series of 82 pieces! This exact detail model is signed by Brigadier General Paul W Tibbets, Commanding Officer of the 509th Composite Group and Pilot of the Enola Gay, Major Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, Navigator, and Morris "Dick" Jeppson, Weapons Test Officer. Also included on base of model is a specifications data plate, a small membrane box containing trinitite samples as well as an information plate on the trinitite. The model is protected by a clear hard plastic cover. The Little Boy Atomic Bomb Replica is a 1/12 scale model and is approximately 10 inches long; the hand crafted mahogany base is 16 1/2 inches long. The bomb replica itself is steel blue in color and is built to exacting detail from original drawings. There is a clear plastic cover. A metal data plate provides key statistics about the Little Boy bomb. In very fine condition.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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