Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (26 March 2009)

Date of Auction: 26th March 2009

Sold for £1,500

Estimate: £1,500 - £1,600

Institute of Naval Architects Gold Medal, naval crest, ‘Institution of Naval Architects, founded A.D. 1860’; reverse: within a wreath of laurel leaves, engraved, ‘Professor S. Dunkerley, 1902’, 49mm., gold, 75.10g. (2.64oz) in Warrington, London, red leather case of issue, lid inscribed in gilt, ‘Presented to Professor S. Dunkerley by the Institution of Naval Architects 1902’, minor edge bruising and scratches to reverse, nearly extremely fine £1500-1600

Footnote

In 1902 the Institute of Naval Architects published a paper by Stanley Dunkerley entitled, ‘The Straining Actions on the Different Parts of a Crank Shaft, Illustrated by an Actual Case of a Four-Cranked Marine Shaft’.