Lot 4: 1900s-60s MEMORABILIA FROM BALLOONS TO SPACE
Regency-Superior's October Space & Collectibles Auction
October 5, 2012
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Description: Eclectic selection of BALLOON space memorabilia. Includes: c.1910 souvenir ceramic mug with transferware image of early Zeppelin in flight over Friedrichshafen; original woven damask striped towel featuring Balloons & early Zeppelins in design; unusual chrome fighter aircraft model with lighter, mounted on swivel stand; brass buckle souvenir of 'Barnum & Baileys Greatest Show on Earth Season 1908' with balloon & four clown faces; Buzz Aldrin presentation pin tray for 'IX Convention of PORCELANOS DEL NORTE' showing astronaut sitting on crescent moon, dated 'Septiembre 1969' & with painted notation 'a Mr. Aldrin'. Also three cigarette tins with cigarette cards for 'Bildendienst' auto series, 'SABA' world ships & 'Enver Bry series of European & American inventors, plus another similar tin with assorted aviation related items. A few flaws/faults, overall fine to very fine.