10-28-2012 10-28-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2618B Boston
October 28, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Four Pairs of Charles Lindbergh Theme Bookends

$450$375
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2618B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 28, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Four Pairs of Charles Lindbergh Theme Bookends, early 20th century, three made of cast bronze: one bust length pose, titled "LINDBERGH," one with bust-length pose and eagle and airplane titled "THE AVIATOR," marked "copyright 1928" on the back, one with a rotating propeller and Lindbergh in the cockpit, and one cast iron depicting "The Spirit of St. Louis" commemorating "The First Non-stop Flight/New york to Paris/ May 21st to 22nd 1927...," marked "WMP CO 1120" on the back, ht. 5 1/4 to 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Charles Lindbergh Theme Bookends, Paris, Spirit of St. Louis, WMP CO