A Collection of Medals Relating to Aviation, the Property of a Gentleman
Date of Auction: 20th February 2019
Sold for £200
Estimate: £300 - £400
FootnoteProvenance: Bonhams Auction, 12 December 2006, lot 1273.
Stuart Duncan Davies, CBE (1906-95) was the chief designer of the Avro 707, the prototype of the Vulcan bomber. He served as President of the Royal Aeronautical Society from 1971-2 and was made an Honorary Fellow of the Society in 1974 “in recognition of his services to aviation over many years and his services to the Royal Aeronautical Society”. He was awarded this medal in 1958