|WORLD RECORDS THE WORLD SHOULD KNOW, |
Booklet published by Firestone Tires in 1929, fine condition, 15 pgs.
|FIRST DAY COVER - BLANCH STUART SCOTT, |
Issued Dec. 30, 1980, she is one of two women who laid claim to being the first woman in the US to fly a plane, Scott became a professional pilot, making her debut on October 24, 1910 as a member of the Curtiss exhibition team at an air meet in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was the first woman to fly at a public event in America. She was known for flying upside down and performing "death dives", diving from an altitude of 4000 feet and suddenly pulling up only 200 feet from the ground.
| FIRST DAY COVER - AMELIA EARHART, |
Issued July 24, 1963.
| FIRST DAY COVER - AIR MAIL SERVICE 1918-1968,
|AMELIA EARHART NEWSPAPER,
This reproduction of the Chicago Herald and Examiner from July 5, 1937, takes you back to the fateful time when Amerlia Earhart was lost during her round-the-world flight attempt and searchers were rushing to the scene. And, as if the fascinating contemporaneous account were not enough, this newspaper is also filled with other stories of the day - even original advertisements - that make reading it an experience like few others, 24 pages
|CHARLES LINDBERGH NEWSPAPER,
This reproduction of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from May 22, 1927, takes you back to the frenzied day when Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. You'll read contemporaneous accounts of the throngs who met him in France, comments from President Coolidge, of Clarence Chamberlin's dashed hopes to be first, and more. And, as if that weren't enough, this newspaper is also filled with other stories of the day - even original advertisements - that make reading it an experience like few others. 24 pages