France, 1927. France. Aviation. First Aerial Crossing of the South Atlantic, Æ commemorative medal 68mm by A. Mouroux (CGMP III, 284. See B&B (1992), No150). Scarce, good very fine (£70-90)
Dieudonné Costes (1892-1973) and his navigator Joseph Le Brix made the first aerial crossing of the South Atlantic on 14/10/1927.