Lot Archive


№ 262


31 May 1995

Hammer Price:

France, 1927. France/Usa (Aviation). CHARLES LINDBERG, FLIGHT from NEW YORK to PARIS, Æ commemorative medal, 68mm, by G.Prud'homme (CGMP III, 330). Cased, extremely fine (£70-90)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, A Collection of Art Medals.

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13 days after the tragic attempt of Nungesser and Coli, Charles Lindberg, in the Ryan "Spirit of Saint Louis" powered by a 220HP Wright engine, left Long Island at 12.52pm (Paris time) and landed at Le Bourget on Saturday 21st May at l0.22pm, cheered by a crowd of 200,000.