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

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Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £220

Estimate: £100 - £120

First Aerial Crossing of the South Atlantic, 1927, a bronze medal by Anie Mouroux, conjoined busts of Le Brix and Costes left, rev. Breguet biplane above a map of the globe showing the route from Paris to Tokyo, 68mm (CGMP p.284; cf. DNW 35, 570). Extremely fine, nicely patinated £100-£120

Footnote

Provenance: H-P. Wipfler Collection, DNW Auction 70C, 11 July 2006, lot 2572