Lot 452: Original wing fabric swatch, 1.75 x 2, excised from Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B. The dark red swatch is affixed to a 15 x 20 piece of textured cover stock paper with a 10 x 8 photo of Earhart standing alongside the plane. Printed beneath the original fabric is a description of her flights and records set in this aircraft. Framed to an overall size of 15.25 x 20.25. In fine condition, with slight waviness to the presentation sheet. Some original fabric from Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B was replaced and sold by the National Air and Space Museum when the aircraft was readied for display to the public.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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