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Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Ticket to Amelia Earhart Day, Waterville Airport, 13 August 1934.

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Ticket to Amelia Earhart Day, Waterville Airport, 13 August 1934.
Orange cardstock ticket, printed for Boston-Maine Airways, inviting a Mrs. Ralph Gilmore to take a flight in a "B.M. tri-motored airliner," on flight number eight at 11:10 am, with Earhart's signature on the dotted line, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.
Events like these allowed Earhart to fulfill her personal mission to encourage female participation in aviation.
Estimate $500-700


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Ralph Gilmore, Waterville Airport, Boston-Maine Airways

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