A novelty silver-plated 'monoplane' travelling bar cocktail set,
c.1930, designed by J A Henckels, Solingen, the wings formed as flasks, the fuselage containing a screw-top flask, cocktail shaker with strainer, four cups, and a funnel and corkscrew, the undercarriage containing four spoons, stamped marks 'DRGM 894384 Made in Germany' and various other marks and numbers,
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Sold for £6,500
The body has a gilt interior, The propeller fixing screw has some wear and loss to the silvered surface.
One of the flasks has a slight rubbed cap, also a small scratch to one side of the same flask.
Undercarriage somewhat tarnished.
Good plating overall.
wingspan when flasks attached 30cm wide
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale, Tue, 17th May 2022
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