Whats the story of this Spitfire?

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Photographed last week in someones garden, right at the end of RAF St Mawgans runway. Pulled out of the sea or something, is the story I was told. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v259/Jameshdeath/SPITFIRE.jpg
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Full-scale replica, one of the Piece of Cake replicas I think.

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I understand that the owner of the spitfire rep has recently aquired Canberra B.2 WD954 (April 2005). Do not know it's condition however. Here's the only pic i have of the info for the spitfire rep.
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Doesn't say what film it was :( The only full-scale Spit replicas I know of that were disposed post-movie were the PoC ones, and the Spit V version with the four-blade prop that appeared in Pearl Harbor. Or was it a Spit IX with the siamesed exhausts?? :rolleyes:

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Thanks for the rapid response!
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http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?cnsearch=BAPC.268&distinct_entry=true Although the 485 Sqn markings are incorrect. Part of the serial should be visible ob the day-fighter band The codes are incorrect, OU was ahead of the roundel and a small Z wwas under the cockpit Nice though, I would not say no to one!
You mean 'over' the tail band? True - but as this is a replica, I guess it does not have a serial number!
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Thanks for the clear-up over this one. I never thought of DBW! :rolleyes: