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Aviation Lot of (4) Early Medallions

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Aviation Lot of (4) Early Medallions

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Auction Date:2017 Apr 20 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Exquisite set of four bronze medals, including: an unissued medal by Francoise Montagny, 2.75? in diameter, showing a winged figure and seaplane on the front, and a ship, two seabirds, and an empty plaque on the reverse; a Curtis Marine Flying Trophy plaque from 1915, produced by Theodore B. Starr, Inc., 2.25 x 3.75, with engraving below: "Won by Aeronautical Society of California, Oscar A. Brindley, Pilot, Compliments of Glenn H. Curtiss," and a raised design of a plane soaring above a globe, angel, and the god Neptune; an unissued French Navigation Aerienne commemorative triptych medal, 4 x 2.75, designed by A. Morlon, with front showing the Voison Bird of Passage aircraft, an angelic figure, and an airship in relief, with embossed text "Navigation Aerienne," and the reverse depicting a male figure watching birds and a mechanic working on a radial engine, with embossed text: "Le Reve Concoit" and "La Science Realise"; and an Eastern Air Transport Inc. medal, 4 x 3, with embossed text below, "Commemorating the Inaugural Flight, New York, Atlanta, Miami Passenger Service December 10th 1930," and two figures standing next to a map of the flight route. In overall fine condition.