Lot #8003
Charles Lindbergh Collection of Items

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Estimate: $200+


Uncommon assemblage of nine items related to aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh, including: a catalog for Lindbergh's Decorations and Trophies, published in 1935 by the Missouri Historical Society; a program for a banquet held by the Mayor's Committee on Receptions of the City of New York in honor of Captain Charles A. Lindbergh at the Hotel Commodore on June 14, 1927; a pair of gold-colored bronze Society of Medalists fourth issue medals, both struck by the Medallic Art Co. of New York; two bronze French medals commemorating Lindbergh's Transatlantic flight, designed by Georges Henri Prud'homme and struck by the Monnaie de Paris; a congressional bronze medal, designed by Laura Gardin Fraser and struck by the US Mint in 1928; and a pair of French tapestries, both 17.25 x 18.75, depicting the pilot in front of the Spirit of St. Louis, one of which is framed. In overall very good to fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: #498 - Ended April 20, 2017