AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Three Norwegian silver spoons, and a silver plaque, commemorating various events from Amundsen's career as a polar explorer, including his arrival at the South Pole (4)
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AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Three Norwegian silver spoons, and a silver plaque, commemorating various events from Amundsen's career as a polar explorer, including his arrival at the South Pole (4)
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,965) inc. premium
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AMUNDSEN (ROALD)
Three Norwegian silver spoons, and a silver plaque, commemorating various events from Amundsen's career as a polar explorer, including his arrival at the South Pole, various sizes, [c.1925-1928] (4)

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    Spoon commemorating Amundsen's arrival at the South Pole in 1911, and his navigation of the Northwest Passage in 1905, the handle cast with a portrait of Amundsen, the bowl showing a profile of "Fram", the route to the South Pole (lettered "Roald Amundsen - 14.12.1911") and map of the Northwest Passage (lettered "Nordvest-pasagen 1905"),1905", further inscription "Anne" on verso of handle, length 138mm.

    Spoon commemorating Amundsen's trans-Arctic flight in the airship "Norge" in 1926, the handle cast with a triple portrait in profile of Amundsen, Lincoln Ellsworth, and Umberto Nobile beneath the "Northern lights" and above three flags and a polar bear, the bowl showing the Norge above three flags, lettered "Luftskibfaerden fra Svalbard 11 Mai via Nordpolen til Teller Alaska 13 Mai 1926", length 130mm.

    Spoon commemorating Amundsen's flight to 87 44' North, the handle with a portrait of Amundsen above his name and a walrus head, the Norwegian flag above the bowl showing two aeroplanes above the North Pole, lettered "Polflyvningen, 21 Mai-15 Juni 1925 87-43.NB/Ellsworth. Feucht. Omdal. Larsen. Dietrichson", length 130mm.

    Decorative plaque with a design showing a portrait in profile of Amundsen, a group of penguins and two polar bears, with the sun rising above the antarctic coastline, engraved "Roald Amundsen" with a larger banner emblazoned "Jan Jahnsen", length 70mm.
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