A Collection of Medals Relating to Aviation, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £70

Estimate: £100 - £150

Belgium, International Military Aeronautic Pentathlon, 1951, a bronze medal by D. Absil, 50mm; a plated medal, unsigned, 51mm; GERMANY, Anti-Aircraft, a zinc-alloy medal, unsigned and undated, 41mm; ITALY, Crociera Aerea del Decennale, 1933, a uniface silver and enamel badge, Stefano Cagna, a uniface enamelled base metal badge by Picchiani & Barlacchi, Florence, 60th Anniversary of Caproni 1, 1970, a bronze medal by E. Monti, 60mm; USA, 50th Anniversary of Eastern Airlines, 1978, an oval bronze medal, unsigned, 77 x 62mm [7]. Varied state; first in original card box, second in contemporary fitted case [hinge damaged] £100-£150


Provenance: First and second Baldwin Auction, 5 June 2004, lot 745 (part); fourth and fifth DNW Auction 62, 30 June 2004, lot 1590 (part); seventh Baldwin Auction, 9 June 2007, lot 243 (part)