A set of four silver bi-plane Menu Holders.
A Set of four silver Menu Holders, London 1910, by R.H. Halford & Sons Ltd. [overstamping another maker’s mark], the centre portion formed as a Farman III biplane in commemoration of the ‘Daily Mail‘ newspaper competition flight from London to Manchester: which was won by Louis Paulhan. Paulhan’s prize was £10,000.
Good but with wear to the original gilding.
Height – 4 cm.; Width – 4.20 cm.; Depth – 3.40 cm.; Weight [of the four] – 103.50 gms.