Out of Africa biplane is put up for auction

PUBLISHED: 15:44 26 November 2012 | UPDATED: 12:16 08 January 2013

The Gypsy Moth used in the 1985 Oscar-winning film ‘Out of Africa’ is due to be auctioned.



The Gypsy Moth used in the 1985 Oscar-winning film ‘Out of Africa’ is due to be auctioned.

G-AAMY – a 1929 De Havilland DH 60GMW Gipsy Moth named after the pioneering British pilot, Amy Johnson – was flown by Robert Redford over the Kenyan savannah.

It will go on sale at a Bonhams auction in Paris during February, where bidding is expected to be in excess of £120,000.

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