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“Canopus”

Mounted on a green marble base 15.1/2in x 8.1/2 in with a silver plaque on each side, also made by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co., 1936, inscribed:

 THE EMPIRE FLYING BOAT

DESIGNED AND CONSTRUCTED BY SHORT BROS.(ROCHESTER & BEDFORD) LTD.

FOR

IMPERIAL AIRWAYS LTD.

LAUNCHED JULY 4TH 1936

 Presented by H.O. Short, Liveryman, shortly after the Company's decision to admit people connected with the aircraft industries as well as the maritime industries.

 Displayed at the Air Fair, Biggin Hill, 1967.

Silver model of the flying boat “Canopus”.  Wing span: 28ins.  Made by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co., London, 1936.

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