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Spink Silver 1905 Medallion Awarded To Axel Welin

Ref: 14540 / LA130190

£650

$836 - €733

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Description

This medallion was awarded at the Naval, Shipping & Fisheries Exhibition at Earl's Court in 1905. It is inscribed on the back: 'Axel Welin, A.I.N.A. Award for Patent Davits'. Axel Welin (1862-1951) was a Swedish inventor who invented a new and improved davit for raising and lowering boats on board a ship known as the Welin Davit. The Titanic was equipped with Welin davits. The medallion is stamped 'silver' to one edge and has the maker 'Spink and Son' moulded into the back.


Measurements

Height : 4.5 cm - 1.77 in

Declaration

Slade's Antiques has clarified that the Spink Silver 1905 Medallion Awarded To Axel Welin (14540 / LA130190) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1905.

Condition

Overall in good condition, with some wear and tarnishing consistent with age. There is some scratching to the edge and some minor knocking.

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UK delivery - free recorded delivery within the UK or collection in person is welcomed. Please contact us for an overseas delivery quote.

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