October 27, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 42: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. FLY TO AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND BY CLIPPER / PAA. Circa 1950s. 42x27 inches, 107x70 cm.(72 views)
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DESIGNER UNKNOWN FLY TO AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND BY CLIPPER / PAA. Circa 1950s.
42 1/4x27 3/4 inches, 107 1/4x70 1/2 cm.
Condition A-: airbrushing in corners; minor repaired tears and creases at edges.
Pan Am began flying the Boeing 377 Stratocruisers in the late 1940s. Known as "Strato" Clippers, the first of these luxury aircraft flew to Australia in 1951 and they continued flying the route through 1957 when they were replaced by the Douglas DC-7C.