Lot Archive


№ 287


31 May 1995

Hammer Price:

Medals Related to Aviation, France, 1928. France (AVIATION). VINCENNES, MEetING D'AVIATION, AR plaque, 50 x 78mm, by Fraisse, Man studying bird flight; reverse (awarded), hand-engraved: “A MONSIEUR D. CoSTES,” Balloon, Zeppelin and planes. Extremely rare, a little knock on one corner, otherwise good very fine (£150-180)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, A Collection of Art Medals.

View A Collection of Art Medals


Dieudonne Costes (1892-1973), distinguished pioneer aviator. For other items coming from the Costes' estate, see Baudey & Bricher (1992), No 150 & 153, and BDW 5 (1994), No 106.