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Lockheed Constellation L749 Delivery Aviation Model with Display Plinth

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
536
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$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Lockheed Constellation L749 Delivery Aviation Model with Display Plinth, United States, c. 1950, sheet metal factory model with TWA decals, welded to black metal stand, accompanied by a black plinth and TWA Thirty Years of Service promotional pamphlet copyright 1955, approx. ht. 17, lg. 26, wd. 33 1/2 , plinth ht. 36, wd. 14, dp. 10 in.

Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $640-865

Some pitting to metal, fading and loss to decals, two bent prop blades.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, Aircraft, Aviation, Economy of the United States, Lockheed Constellation, Lockheed Corporation, Trans World Airlines, United States