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

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Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £60

Estimate: £60 - £80

Navigation Aérienne, 1909, a bronze award plaque by P.-A. Morlon, winged figure of Genius in central panel, biplane to left, airship to right, rev. three panels, man studying birds in flight to left, engineer adjusting an aero engine to right, named (10ème Exposition Intern.le de l’Aéronautique, 1926, M. Chaussin), 99 x 72mm (PBE 610; CGMP p.272; BM Acq. 1983-7, p.44, 296; BDM VIII, 78; cf. Baudey/Bricher 1992, 110). Good very fine £60-£80

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Provenance: DNW Auction M8, 24 June 2009, lot 2263