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1922 Rotogravure Airplane Transatlantic Flight Alcock Brown Aviation Historic

1922 Rotogravure Airplane Transatlantic Flight Alcock Brown Aviation Historic

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This is an original 1922 sepia rotogravure describing the transatlantic crossing of Alcock and Brown on June 15, 1919. Shown is the Vickers Vimy plane used during the flight after it had dangerously landed. The caption writes, 'The Vickers Vimy plane in which Alcock and Brown accomplished their transatlantic flight, with her nose stuck in the bog at Clifden. The plane struck with considerable force, but the ground was soft, and apart from a vigorous shaking up the aviators sustained no injury."

CONDITION

This 89+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 15.25 inches; 26 x 39 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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