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Auction 194, Lot 37


"Our Flying Ambassadors and Their Routes", Hammond, C. S.

Subject: North Pole, Aviation

Period: 1929 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

12.3 x 22 inches
31.2 x 55.9 cm
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This decorative sheet features a map on a north polar projection "showing notable aviation flights" including routes by Charles Lindbergh (1927-28), Richard Byrd (1926-27), and the U.S. Army Round-the-World Fliers (1924). Beneath the main map image is a smaller map depicting "Lindbergh's Aerial Tour of Latin America." Filling the top of the sheet are portraits of seven air-age pioneers. On verso is an advertisement for The New Peerless Atlas of the World.


Condition: B+

Issued folding on a clean sheet with a few fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/13/2023