Ext. Rare 1956 Royal Aeronautical Society Gold Medal for Aeronautical Research & Development
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Ext. Rare 1956 Royal Aeronautical Society Gold Medal for Aeronautical Research & Development

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ARTIFACT: Extremely rare Royal Aeronautical Society gold medal by A. Wyon & Co. for Aeronautical Research & Development. 1956 Award to Sir William Farren, Developer of the Avro Vulcan Bomber. The Royal Aeronautical Society began honoring outstanding achievers in the global aerospace in 1909. Since inception, honoring the world's aerospace achievers has become a permanent tradition of the Society as "the world's most prestigious and long-standing aerospace awards honoring achievement, innovation and excellence", the awards continue to be ground-breaking.

VINTAGE: Circa 1956

SIZE: 1 ??" round.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt bronze.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "1956. SIR WILLIAM FARREN. FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT." Engraved along edge of medal.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a small group civil aviation medals of which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRAEX14 LGIEX9/14 SGDJX9/14

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): A couple of lightly intrusive gold tests keep this from being mint, near mint.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.