Queen's Award Crystal Glasses

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1016
Category: Corporate/Business
Object Type: Trophy/Award
Object Name: Queen's Award Crystal Glasses
Part No: None
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: GEC Avionics
Division: Airborne Display [ADD]
Platform(s):
Year of Manufacture: 1985
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
80 
Height (mm):
162 
Depth (mm):
80 
Weight (g):
360 
Location: Awards Cupboard
Inscription(s):

Airborne Display Division
Logo for Queen's Award for Technology
GEC Avionics

Notes:

This pair of crystal goblets was given to celebrate the Queen's Award for Technology 1985 to the Airborne Display Division. The goblets are by Royal Scot Crystal and are large wine glasses from their St Giles range. The Queens Award was for advances in Head Up Display technology notably for the F-16 A/B and F-16 C/D HUDS. This was the eleventh Queens Award won by Rochester.
The given dimensions are for a single glass; for the pair in their mid-blue lined, navy-blue presentation box, they are: 228 x 89 x 216 mm & 1025g.

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