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    A Second Example of the Spirit of St. Louis

    Charles Lindbergh's New York to Paris Plane
    Identical to the the other Spirit of St. Louis in this sale but missing its original label. A typewritten and handwritten label is attached to the bottom of the plane with thread. It indicates on that label that it is from the Bank of Brightwood in Washington D.C. This reinforces the conjecture that these planes were part of Henri Stewart's macerated sales scheme, most of which were sold in banks. The label is dated A.D. 1929 to prevent confusion with the 1929 B.C. airplanes. The right wing has been broken and re-glued, but this extremely rare plane along with its handmade label, still has considerable value. We know of the existence of four of these planes, two of which appear in this sale.
    From the Wade Boughton Macerated Collection


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    September, 2021
    26th Sunday
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