This is a rare original 1934 halftone print of an image of the autogiro aircraft (image courtesy of Robert Dudley Smith). This plane is similar to a helicopter rotor to the untrained eye, but the physics of flying this machine are completely different.
This 77+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging in margins. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects. Some heavy surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is rub and bleed-through from the print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 13 inches; 24 x 33 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)
Keywords specific to this image: sky, horizon, landscape, sunset, sunrise, Harold Pitcairn, plane, flight, fly, flying, pilot, piloting, aviation, aviator