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

Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £150

Estimate: £150 - £180

France, Aviation, 1909, a bronze medal by R. Baudichon for the Académie des Sciences, winged male figure representing Aviation holding a young woman in his arms, rev. early biplanes, airships and balloons, palm branch below, 65mm (Malpas 424; BDM VII, 55; cf. BDW 9, 697). Extremely fine and very rare £150-£180


Provenance: H-P. Wipfler Collection, DNW Auction 70C, 11 July 2006, lot 2530