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That looks suspiciously like a Peter Bowers C-2 with a parasol wing.
It had some forward looking design features for the early 1930s.
Mark 5?? Four failed attempts to improve the look...
Hanah-Barbarra cartoon inspiration?
http://web.archive.org/web/20000518020843/http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Village/4082/brit/p_v.jpghttps://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Village/4082/brit/odd_air.htm&date=2009-10-25+07:53:36Tailless design brief with a stack of money offered to those selected.