A rare banking 'Schneider Trophy Seaplane' mascot, British, circa 1930

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    60
  • Location

Description

A rare banking 'Schneider Trophy Seaplane' mascot, British, circa 1930, nickel-plated bronze, depicting the 1929 Schneider Trophy winning Supermarine S6b racing seaplane, with rotating propeller and faintly inscribed roundel markings to wings, mounted to swivelled stem allowing the aircraft to bank and tilt as the car is driven, 17cm wingspan, 18cm long overall, mounted on a turned wooden display base, offered together with an original 1929 Official Souvenir Programme for the event.
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