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1929 Thompson Trophy Desktop Plaque

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
546
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

1929 Thompson Trophy Desktop Plaque, Thompson Products Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, brass, single-propeller plane affixed to a concave base with a relief of North America, inscribed "Worlds Record 1929 Travel Air Mystery S," approx. ht. 2, dia. base 4 1/2 in.

Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.

Note: The Thompson Trophy race was one of the national air races of the heyday of early airplane racing in the 1930s.
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $200-300

Propeller blades bent.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Thompson Products Inc., Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, Archaeology, Humanities, Terminology, Thompson Trophy, Cleveland