August 12th Auction of Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Sports
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Harold Gatty ALS on Explores Club stationary, 10/6/1931. The letter is written to a Mr. Marshall sending him negatives and photos of from what is most likely from the famous around the world flight just a few months before in June of the same year. The handwritten and signed letter is matted with B/W photos of the plane the Winnie Mae, Gatty & Post, and a couple of other related photos. In fine condition, not examined outside of the matt. Harold Charles Gatty (5 January 1903 – 30 August 1957) was an Australian navigator and aviation pioneer. Charles Lindbergh called Gatty the "Prince of Navigators."\In 1931, Gatty served as navigator, along with pilot Wiley Post, on the flight which set the record for aerial circumnavigation of the world, flying a distance of 15,747 miles (24,903 km) in a Lockheed Vega named the Winnie Mae, in 8 days, 15 hours and 51 minutes.
Harold Gatty 1931 letter
Harold Gatty 1931 letter
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $390.00
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, August 12, 2021.

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