Presented in a hinged mahogany faced box complete with data card, certificate of authenticity and display plaque, these limited-edition Concorde cufflinks have been cast from the air intake assembly of Concorde 101 (G AXDN).
Cast using Hiduminium RR58 aluminium alloy, these cufflinks have been developed and produced in collaboration with the Duxford Aviation Society (DAS). Limited to a worldwide production of 4,500 sets, they have been individually laser etched with the aircraft's registration number and the highest ever recorded Concorde speed of 1450 mph, achieved by the aircraft these cufflinks are cast from.
CONCORDE G-AXDN CUFFLINKS
Have your own piece of aviation history… With an absence from the skies forever, you can now own an iconic piece of aviation memorabilia which represents the heyday of supersonic flying. We have developed and produced in collaboration with the Duxford Aviation Society (DAS), limited edition cufflinks, which have been cast from the air intake assembly of Concorde 101 (G AXDN) - the fastest ever example of this majestic aircraft type. T.
The genuine and authenticated Hiduminium RR58 aluminium alloy used in the Concorde fleet has been melted down and re-cast in the UK by our master jewellers and finishers. These products blend the best of British craftsmanship with the most legendary of aircraft designs, to produce a truly unique piece of aviation history. Limited to a worldwide population of 4,500 sets, these cufflinks have been individually laser etched with the aircraft’s registration number and the highest ever recorded Concorde speed of 1450 mph, achieved by this very aircraft.
HISTORY OF THE CONCORDE G-AXDN
Flying faster than the speed of sound...
200,000 spectators watched in awe as the the pointy-nosed plane darted down the runway and into the air at Le Bourget Airport in 1973. Ascending into the horizon faster than the speed of light, the air show of ‘73 signalled that the supersonic era had arrived - and that the Concorde would be its vanguard.
From 1976 to 2003, the Concorde shrank the Atlantic Ocean in half, ferrying passengers from New York to London or Paris in just three and a half hours. Concorde cruised higher than 50,000 feet, revealing the curvature of the Earth like no commercial flight had ever done before. This year signals 17 years since the Concorde has taken flight, but the legacy of it’s engineering genius lives on, particularly in the new breed of aviation startups and companies seeking to bring back supersonic travel.
In commemoration of this, here is an overview of the top 5 facts about this engineering prowess that change the notion of travel forever.
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