RARE 1928 BREMEN FLIERS PROGRAM Boston FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Aviation flyer For Sale


RARE 1928 BREMEN FLIERS PROGRAM Boston FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Aviation flyer

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RARE 1928 BREMEN FLIERS PROGRAM Boston FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Aviation flyer:
$250

offered by ...... GuitarOPhonicof Rhode Island

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All reasonable offers considered. I will be honest and write that I don't know how much this piece is worth, but I am open to offers.

RARE 1928 BREMEN FLIERS PROGRAM for the Boston festivities and parade for the FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT. This was an incredible event and achievement at the time and the Bremen pilots were welcomed as heroes.

The Bremen fliers were Captain Hermann Koehl (Germany), Major James C. Fitzmaurice (Irish free state) and Baron Ehrenfried Guenther von Huenefeld (Germany).

The festivities held by the City of Boston took place under the direction of Mayor Malcolm E. Nichols on Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 18, 19 and 20 1928 at Boston Common, Boston Arena and Fenway Park.

The Bremen fliers were such a big deal that huge celebrations and parades were held across the country, including a massive parade in New York City.

This was the first non-stop westward trans-Atlanticflight - they began at Baldonnel Airdrome (near Dublin, Ireland) at 5:38 AM on Thurs. April 12, 1928 and landed 36 hours later at Greenely Island, Quebec (off the southern coast of Labrador) at 5:35 PM on April 13, 1928.

The Bremen was a German Junkers W 33 aircraft. An all-German attempt was made previously, but had to be abandoned due to bad weather. Fitzmaurice had made a previous attempt, but it was also abandoned due to weather issues.

ORIGINAL BREMEN program - not a reproduction or reprint

Measures approx 9.25x 6 inches.

High quality glossy paper in stunning condition. Covers are high quality textured stock. There is some minor use/handling wear from the period (use in 1928 at the festivities) and slight age/shelf wear that is barely noticeable. I put this as it was printed and used approx. 92 years ago.

20 pages + front and back cover

Please see my other rare and scarce aviation listings. I am willing to combine shipping.

Great resource and addition to your early aviation library or collection. Also could be very useful for research into aviation history.

Insured shipping to USA 12.95 due to cost of insurance.

International shipping 27.95 due to the cost of insurance. (If you would like, you can email me for a quote to your country.) International shipping is also available on this item through 's Global Shipping program - whichever option the international buyer prefers.




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