A sterling silver ceremonial key presented to Douglas Bader, 1957,
Lot 112
A sterling silver ceremonial key presented to Douglas Bader, 1957,
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,643) inc. premium

Lot Details
A sterling silver ceremonial key presented to Douglas Bader, 1957,
A sterling silver ceremonial key presented to Douglas Bader, 1957,
hallmarked Birmingham 1957, by H Pidduck & Sons, 10.5cm long, the bow inset with enamelled disc mounted with miniature silver Spitfire badge to one side, the other side engraved with presentation details 'Presented to Gp.Capt.D.R.S.Bader. C.B.E.,D.S.O.,D.F.C., On the Occasion of His Opening the Mitchell Memorial Youth Centre Stoke-on-Trent 28 October 1957'.

Footnotes

  • The Mitchell Memorial Youth Centre was opened in memory of Reginald Joseph Mitchell (1895-1937), designer of many aircraft, fighters, bombers and flying boats including the Supermarine S6b and the Supermarine Spitfire.
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