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Thijs Postma - Poster - Aluminum - Fokker F.XVIII Pelikaan Flying To Batavia


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The PH-AIP or the Pelikaan is on its way to Batavia (Indonesia) to deliver Christmas mail. Originally the Fokker F.20 ‘Zilvermeeuw' (Herring gull) would make the accelerated mail flight on December 18th, 1933.

However, one engine gave troubles during the warm up. So KLM-director Albert Plesman decided that the Pelikaan should make the flight. The Pelikaan is a Fokker F.XVIII or F.18.

It arrived on December 22nd at Batavia (Indonesia). The captain on the flight was Iwan Smirnoff. It returned on December 26th and arrived back at Schiphol on December 30th, 1933.

High quality aluminum print. Reproduction of original handmade painting by Thijs Postma.

Characteristics / Material

  • Printed on aluminum dibond looks amazing and lasts a lifetime.
  • Colors are highly saturated, even in large monochrome areas.
  • The print is matte and glare-free.
  • The white and bright areas have a faint silky gloss.
  • Aluminum dibond 3mm with a white coating.
  • Print directly on the aluminum with top grade inks.
  • Good tonal gradation ensures accurate reproduction.
  • Includes a hanging kit- style depends on country of fulfillment.
  • Wall decoration for indoor use, e.g. living room, bedroom, office, hallway, hangar, hotel room or bed & breakfast.

Shipping Information

  • Free Worldwide Shipping.
  • Produced locally near you where possible.
  • Expected delivery: 3-5 workdays.
  • Shipped in sturdy packaging protecting the aluminum print.