|Quoting G38 (Reply 1):|
Did the museum in China buy it?
This could quite possibly be the finest example of a WWII Spitfire fighter plane. The chairman of a Chinese shipping company has just paid an auction record NZ$2.8 million (US$1.8 Million) for this near-perfect example of a 1945 Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI.......
...........The Chinese shipping magnate plans to donate it to the China Aviation Museum in Beijing. Seems a pity it's not going home to Blighty.
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