Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Entertainment and Sports Auction December 9th
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An Amelia Earhart Signed First Flight Cover. Cleveland to Detroit, May 15, 1929. Air mail envelope, signed by Earhart and co-pilot Ralph E. DeVore, commemorating "First Amphibian Flight over Lake Erie...Cleveland-Detroit"; co-signed by J.O. Beard; postmarked Cleveland, Ohio, May 15, 1929; 5 cent stamp; Chicago, Illinois cancellation on verso; envelope made out to Assistant Superintendent Benny Myers of the Air Mail Service, Post Office Department. In good condition, mounting residue top corners of verso.

Aso included is a typed letter, signed by Myers, to W. Irving Glover, Second Superintendant of the Post Office, gifting it to Glover's wife and recounting a story about Earhart's flight: "It was also interesting to me to learn/that on this first flight, the ship encountered some heavy fog/while over Lake Erie and landed on the waters of that lake/and waited for three hours for the weather to clear, after/which they took off and completed their trip to Detroit". In good condition. Mounting residue on verso; opened. 7 1/4 x 8 in.

With One of a Kind Collectibles LOA.

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,350.00
Number Bids: 18
Auction closed on Thursday, December 9, 2021.

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