Lot 447: Fantastic cover with a colorful full-length cachet commemorating the 1931 National Air Races in Cleveland, 9.5 x 4, signed on the reverse in fountain pen by over twenty early aviators with a few celebrities interspersed, including: Amelia Earhart, Ruth Elder, Gladys O'Donnell, James Doolittle, Young Stribling, May Haizlip, James G. Haizlip, Lowell Bayles, Ernst Udet, Mario de Bernardi, Hiram Bingham, Russell Boardman, Casey Jones, Lee Gelbach, John L. Polando, Bettie Lund, Al Williams, Dorothy Hester, Maude Tait, George White, George Bolt, Lil Dagover, 'One Eye' Connelly, and Ken Maynard. In fine condition, with light soiling and a bit of brushing to a few signatures. An extraordinary assemblage, signed by many who were killed at the hand of their craft within just a few years of signing.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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