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Honorary silver tray "Schauflüge" (air display)

Honorary silver tray "Schauflüge" (air display)

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PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL Silver 800/1000
DIMENSIONS length 40 cm, approx. 660 g
LOT 43-0048
EAN 2000000426433
LOT 43-0048
PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000426433
MATERIAL Silver 800/1000
DIMENSIONS length 40 cm, approx. 660 g
PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 43-0048
MATERIAL Silver 800/1000
DIMENSIONS length 40 cm, approx. 660 g
EAN 2000000426433
Honorary silver tray "Schauflüge" (air display)

Description

Air display honorary tray. Large silver plate with maker's mark "Bruckmann & sons, Heilbronn", silver finesse mark "800", and the mark od the jeweler "Range". With ornamental decoration on the rim of the plate and dedication and date on the well "Ehrenpreis für die vom 20. November. bis 3. Dezember. 1911 auf dem Forst ausgeführten Schauflüge. Deutscher Luftflottenverein Ortsgruppe Cassel, Hessischer Verein für Luftschiffahrt Ortsgruppe Cassel, Automobilklub Kurhessen" (20.11.1911-03.12.1911 air display honorary prize of the 'Deutscher Luftflottenverein Ortsgruppe Cassel, Hessischer Verein für Luftschiffahrt Ortsgruppe Cassel, Automobilklub Kurhessen'"

The plate is approx. 60cm in length and has a weight of 660g.

Kassel's "Bettenhäuser Forst" has been the scene if the first flight demonstrations, in which context those air displays in 1911 took place.

Plus it has been the airfield of the "Prinz-Heinrich-Flug" and other airships.

 



Ehrenpreis "Schauflüge" Silbertablett
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