Chromium- plated on brass, the inscription Rolls Royce embossed beneath the right float. Circa 1940.
Mounted on a wooden base, 12 cms long
The Supermarine S.6B is a British racing seaplane developed by R.J. Mitchell for the Supermarine company to take part in the Schneider Trophy competition of 1931. The S.6B marked the culmination of Mitchell's quest to "perfect the design of the racing seaplane" and represented the cutting edge of aerodynamic technology.
The Supermarine Seaplane won the Schneider Trophy outright in 1931 at a speed on 357mph.
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