631

Canada

Currency:CAD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:300.00 CAD Estimated At:600.00 - 800.00 CAD
Canada
SOLD
550.00CAD+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 May 02 @ 21:52UTC-4 : AST/EDT

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Germany, Ireland Quebec flight. 70mm. A scarce silver specimen commemorating the first east west crossing of the Atlantic. Its crew of 2 Germans and an Irishman left Ireland for Canada eventually landing on land between Newfoundland and Quebec. There they were rescued by Canadians including D. McWilliams. This silver medal (69.5mm)  in its case of issue has a plaque engraved with the following: Presented To/D. McWilliams/Quebec/by/North GermanyLLoyd S/S Co/Bremen/For Services Rendered/La Malbaie, P.Q./April 1928.  Accompanied by The Bermen book by Fred W. Hotson.