MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE – ART DECO 1930 – FINEST EVER SOLD!
This is simply the finest and most detailed SUPERMARINE SCHNEIDER “S6B” SEA PLANE Mascot Hood Ornament that has ever been offered for Sale…..one of a mere handful that were produced for Senior Dignatories of the famous Schneider Cup Air Races, of the late 1920s and early 1930s period, including Senior Representatives of Rolls-Royce Limited, Supermarine Limited, and the Pilots of the actual Aircraft…Originally fitted to a ROLLS-ROYCE “Phanton One” 40/50HP Open Touring Car, this magnificent and superbly detailed Schneider Seaplane Mascot dates from 1930, and was completely professionally restored and re-nickel plated some years ago, since when it has been very carefully stored , wrapped in a pillow case, in a shoe box. The detail of this delightful Vintage Mascot is simply second to none….The two-bladed Spinning Propellor, (which actually spins in the wind as the car travels along the road!), the Cowlings of the Rolls-Royce Aero Engines, the Floats, the Cockpit, and the Seated Pilot, are all amongst the most-beautifully detailed features of this fabulous Art Deco Accessory Aeroplane Mascot Hood Ornament. Measuring approx. 7.00″ long, 4.50″ tall, and with a Wingspan of about 7.25″, this is a most impressive item, both in size and finish.Available for Worldwide shipping, and for payment in BANK TRANSFER ONLY .(The polished aluminium Display Base is not included in the Sale, being for photography purposes only). This beautiful Mascot still retains the original Rolls-Royce type mounting stud, with castleated locking nut.The lower part of the threaded area of the mounting stud is drilled, for a split pin, in true Vintage Rolls-Royce tradition. This stunning and most-important Vintage Aeroplane Mascot is in Mint conditon, in every conceiveable way…. it is absolutely faultless throughout…sheer perfection, and highly-recommended of the most Serious Collector!. It is, without doubt, the best example of the Supermarine Schneider “S6B” Seaplane Mascot that you will ever buy…anywhere!. The centrepiece in any Aviation, Mascot, Hood Ornament, or Automobilia Collection, and the most-outstanding Mascot for any period Concours Motor Car…. Do not confuse this spectactular Vintage Aircraft Mascot with any others….here is Real Investment Potential in an Absolutely Unrepeatable Item!. Thank you for your interest.
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