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

Image 1

Click Image to Zoom

Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £140

Estimate: £80 - £100

First French Aerial Crossing of the North Atlantic from East to West, 1930, a bronze medal by L. Desvignes for Lemaitre, 50mm (cf. DNW 132, 1710); Aéromaritime, 1938, a bronze medal by E. Fraisse, 50mm (cf. DNW 37, 1300); Caudron-Renault, 1942, a bronze plaque by M. Delannoy, 81 x 63mm [3]. Good very fine or better; second in fitted case of issue £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: First R.G.I. White Collection, Baldwin Auction 35, 13-15 October 2003, lot 2002; others Baldwin Auction, 9 June 2007, lots 240, 243 (parts)