Fri, 20th Nov 2020 15:45

The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction

 
Lot 1712
 

A SILVER TROPHY CUP AWARDED TO IWUNDA 1923

Sold for £70


 

REPLICA OF BURNHAM YACHT CLUB INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE CUP SILVER TROPHY,
won by Iwunda, awarded for I.Y.R.U. 12Ft Dinghies, presented by Alfred Gaydon, of lidded, twin handled form, likely maker Harrison Brothers & Howson, Sheffield 1923, 350g, 18.5cm high, on stepped circular base

Note: Harry Gaydon (1895-1958) owned two international 12-foot Dinghies, YWURRY and IWUNDA. A member of the Royal Burnham Yacht Club, Harry Gaydon there earned the rather incredible moniker “King of the Dinghies”. This Burnham Yacht Club International Challenge Cup trophy was won by the 12ft Dinghy IWUNDA in 1923, and was awarded by Harry Gaydon's father, Alfred Gaydon.

Provenance: Lots 1712-1715 are offered for sale on behalf of the grandson of Harry Gaydon.

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