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Lot 459    Session 2 (11.30am Wednesday)    Aust Historical Medals

Estimate $350
SOLD $660

BERT HINKLER AIRMAN BUNDABERG, Australia, London to Darwin flight in 16 days, Feb 1928 in silver (51mm)(83.4 grams) by C.D.Richardson for Stokes, distributed by the N.S.V. (C.1928/1). Edge test file, attempted swivel edge piercing otherwise toned good very fine and excessively rare in silver.

Only three sterling silver struck, one to Hinkler's mother, one to the Mayor of Bundaberg and P.Kennedy Collection example (Spink Australia Sale 33 lot 2440). This could be one of the first two mentioned or an additional example.

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