RAF Propeller tip colours - 1940/45

Have just come across evidence of a Spitfire having a half red/half yellow prop tip. Has anyone seen this before?

Would hardly have believed it if I hadn't seen it myself. Top two inches bright red. Next two inches the usual yellow colour.

This was on an aircraft lost in 1943.

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Have just come across evidence of a Spitfire having a half red/half yellow prop tip. Has anyone seen this before?

No - a total one-off I would say! Any pics?

I will try to get pics posted asap...

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Unusual, but modifications are not unknown. For example EN951 had thin white stripes just under the yellow tips on its propeller dating from its time with 133 Squadron.