Avro Vulcan XH558 Cufflinks Deluxe Gift Set
Made from aircraft-grade aluminium parts recovered from XH558
The Vulcan to the Sky Trust is proud to have partnered with British jewellery company Icarus Originals to produce these highly detailed and beautifully finished cufflinks made entirely from aluminium no longer required for use on Vulcan XH558.
Icarus Originals is a premium jewellery and gift business that celebrates the most iconic of British engineering, by blending the very latest technical innovations with the highest quality British craftsmanship in order to create a superb selection of unique, bespoke, premium products.
What makes them special is that they manufacture their range of precision crafted metal products using melted-down metal from the very object they seek to commemorate. This ensures they can offer something truly unique – a precision-engineered casting that captures a small piece of history.
Individually cast and hand finished in the UK, these Avro Vulcan XH558 Cufflinks make the perfect gift or once in a lifetime memento.
The cufflinks are made from aircraft-grade aluminium recovered from Vulcan XH558, the last example of this legendary aircraft to grace the skies. Each set has been designed, made and hand polished in the UK using the finest jewellers and master craftsmen to create a highly detailed and beautifully finished product.
The cufflinks come supplied in a deluxe gift box featuring:
- a goldfoil certificate of authenticity
- aircraft data sheet and image gallery
- a storage bag made from genuine NOMEX™ flight suit material
- a small piece of an original XH558 braking parachute is wrapped around each cufflink
XH558, flew in operational service between 1960 and 1984. After which she was selected for display duties with the RAF's Vulcan Display Flight. The display Vulcan was the representative of all Vulcan squadrons and it was painted with the insignia of No.1 Group - a black panther’s head. The panther’s head remains in place on XH558 today.
This is a timeless gift and a treasured memento of one of the most iconic aircraft designs ever produced in the UK.
Own a piece of Vulcan XH558 – a piece of aviation history.
Please note the cufflinks will be sent 1st class Special Delivery.
Proceeds from all sales support the work of the Vulcan to the Sky Trust in maintaining “The Spirit of Great Britain” - Vulcan XH558, telling her story and demonstrating this remarkable aircraft.
XH558 continues to be maintained to the RAF standards that she has been kept at through her flying years and after. In keeping her at these high standards we are able to show her off during monthly Engine Ground-Runs where she ‘howls’ in front of groups of visitors. Thank you for your support.
Appropriate quantities of critical spares are retained to ensure that AVRO Vulcan XH558 and other examples of the type may be maintained in future years.