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Lot #397
Wiley Post

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American aviator (1898–1935) who, together with navigator Harold Gatty, set the speed record for around-the-world flight during a trip completed on July 1, 1931. Post later became the first pilot to circle the globe solo. He died, along with humorist Will Rogers, when a plane he was piloting crashed during takeoff from a lagoon near Point Barrow, Alaska. Vintage ink signature, “Wiley Post,” on an off-white sheet, measuring 3.5 x 2.75. In fine condition, with a bit of trivial soiling. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #333 - Ended May 14, 2008