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Nose Art

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Richard D, Sep 20, 2006.

  1. blue_oval23
    Joined: Jun 25, 2006
    Posts: 69


    Check out its got some good stuff in the nose are section.
  2. Didnt get the whole thing, but I thought the trail and boats were cool;
  3. buschandbusch2
    Joined: Aug 22, 2006
    Posts: 40

    from Reno, NV

    Don't forget George Petty! His work was a little different from Vargas, less sultry, more girl-next-door type. His smiles are the best IMO! And Elvgren! Vargas, Elvgren, Petty, the pinup trinity. And for obscurity, Peter Driben, his bad girls were great!
    If you need pinup reference, I've got stacks of them books! The only thing I like as much as cars are pretty gals :)
  4. chuckspeed
    Joined: Sep 13, 2005
    Posts: 1,643


  5. Flatdog
    Joined: Jan 31, 2003
    Posts: 1,285

    Member Emeritus

    You guys should get my old posts I own 6 pieces of nose art painted by Freddy Hayner(Hayner the painter).Yea he was a car guy.Also notice lady luck is holding her wrench in her right in the old stuff.I love this stuff.Also have a Enola singed by Tibbets.
  6. Lucky Strike
    Joined: Aug 14, 2004
    Posts: 1,665

    Lucky Strike

    Here is one or two...hahah

    Attached Files:

  7. OLLIN
    Joined: Aug 25, 2006
    Posts: 3,076


    There are several books on , I got a good one at the sale table at barnes and noble too. Just look up "nose art"

    Does anyone have a good picture of "PAKAWALLUP" sp???
    That one is one of my favorites, Its got an indian chiefs face..
    I tried to convince my friend to paint it on his ponitiac but
    he ended up selling it.
  8. Ramblur
    Joined: Jun 15, 2005
    Posts: 2,101


    Kermit Weeks B25 "Apache Princess". He's pretty anal on the restoration
    end so its good to see him take the liberty of putting his wifes likeness
    on the nose of the B25... Thats gotta get you some points.:D

    More pics on his site
  9. Emblemhunter
    Joined: Oct 19, 2011
    Posts: 51


    There's a good book out titled "Talisman" which has ton's of nose art on Bombers,Fighters etc ,a good refference one!
  10. buck8
    Joined: May 21, 2009
    Posts: 60

    from Austin

    Ok this is absolutely awesome.
  11. Hemiman 426
    Joined: Apr 7, 2011
    Posts: 637

    Hemiman 426
    from Tulsa, Ok.

    SWPA 5th AF..


    89th Sq 3rd Attack Group...


    90th Sq. 3rd Attack Grp


    13th Sq 3rd Attack Grp


    My dad's favorite pilot.. James L. "Two Gun" Brown.. dad flew about 20 missions as his gunner..

  12. Emblemhunter
    Joined: Oct 19, 2011
    Posts: 51


    His name was Tony "Starcer" and he wa with the 91st BG did alomost if not all thier B-17 nose art/jacket art , I think he did soem for other units when he had the time , a Very talented artist !

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