b'160997THE LONDON to MELBOURNE, MacROBERTSON CENTENARY AIR RACE 1934Silver medal created to honour the winning entry, the Uiver, 50mm diameter and depicting the aeroplane, a KLM Douglas DC2 in flight over a map depicting the route (obverse) and with the names of the crew on the reverse. Quite common in bronze, this is the first example we have seen in silver.Winner of the handicap division, and second fastest with an airtime of 81 hours 10 minutes, was the Dutch airliner Uiver (Stork). Crewed by Parmentier, Moll, Prins and Van Brugge and carrying three passengers, the Douglas DC2 was entered by KLM airlines and showed that passenger air travel could be comfortable, safe and reliable. Uiver suffered a near disaster when a the crew became lost in a storm over Albury, NSW. Residents, alerted by the local radio announcer, scrambled to bring their cars to the racecourse where rows of headlights guided the plane down to land. The next day it had to be dragged out of the mud to continue in the race to1002Melbourne.$8001,000998 1001THE LONDON to MELBOURNE, MacROBERTSONTHE LONDON to MELBOURNE, MacROBERTSON CENTENARY AIR RACE 1934 CENTENARY AIR RACE 1934Bronze fob created to honour the winning entry, the Uiver,Porcelain hanging plaque by Koninklyk Goedewaagen Gouda 25mm diameter and depicting the aeroplane, a KLM Douglas(and numbered 3 on reverse), 18.5cm diameter; depicting DC2 in flight over a map depicting the route (obverse); thea stork (Uiver in Dutch) carrying passengers and mail over reverse with D.H.W. / 45 K.M. engraved. Not previously seenthe route from London to Melbourne; as previous item but in by us. different colours.$100150$400500 999 1002THE LONDON to MELBOURNE, MacROBERTSONTHE LONDON to MELBOURNE, MacROBERTSON CENTENARY AIR RACE 1934 CENTENARY AIR RACE 1934A Delft porcelain wall plaque, 18cm diameter, depictingDutch jig-saw puzzle titled 1ste PRIJS HANDICAP - RACE the Uiver flying over a map of the route from London toLONDEN - MELBOURNE 20 OCT. - 23 OCT. 1934 with labelled Melbourne, superb condition with original hanging string stillphotographs of the four crew members of the KLM Univer, intact. the dutch flag and a representation of the flown route with all 22 scheduled stops en route. [NB: Narromine is incorrectly named $250300 Marramine.]. Assembled, and displayed within a frame. Overall 28 x 37cm. Extremely rare.1000 $500600THE LONDON to MELBOURNE, MacROBERTSON CENTENARY AIR RACE 1934Porcelain hanging plaque by Koninklyk Goedewaagen Gouda (and numbered 183 on reverse), 18.5cm diameter; depicting a stork (Uiver in Dutch) carrying passengers and mail over the route from London to Melbourne, created to celebrate the success of the KLM aeroplane in this important air race.$5006001000 997 999'