John Leeming Challenge Trophy: A silver two handled cup by Walker and Hall, Sheffield 1929
oval body flanked by leaf capped scroll handles upon a waisted foot, height 20cm, diameter 15cm, weight 23oz.
John Leeming was a well known celebrity in the aviation world. Leeming was a developer in early aviation, founded the Lancashire Aero club as well as serving in World War II. He is also known for winning the King's cup trophy, an aerial race in the 1930's.
The Liverpool and District Aero Club was formed in 1928, at Heaton Aerodrome , Heaton, Cheshire.
Inscribed 'John Leeming Challenge Trophy' 'Liverpool and District Aero Club' upon a turned wooden base, bearing inscription of winners from 1929 - 1931
A Moulsdale 16.2.1929 M Brooking 1.6.1929 E H Williamson 28.9.1929 W G Eills 11.1.1930 T P Gleave 26.7.1930 W G Eills 14.2.1931 R L Lowndes 14.3.1931 D Warner Bond 25.5.1931 W Greenhalgh 29.9.1931