Lot 478: Aviation pioneer (1893–1976) who made the first non-stop flight from New York to Germany. Fantastic pearl-finish 5.5 x 3.25 photo of his rare plane, signed and described at length on the reverse in blue ballpoint, "1st 2 seater Bellanca Model CE built by Maryland Pressed Steal Co at Hagerstown MD 1919/1920. I purchased the first and only one ever sold. 457HP 6 cyl air cooled Anzani motor. Top speed 104 mph. Landing speed 32 mph. Clarence D. Chamberlin, 6/4/68." In fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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