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Lot 14: Gde. Semaine Aéronautique / Nice. 1922Platinum House
November 18, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: E. BELLANGER Size: 30 1/8 x 42 3/8 in./76.6 x 107.7 cm Cornille & Serre, Paris A charming railway advertisement promoting travel to a lavish air meet in Nice. Featured are a variety of war heroes, including René Fonck (noted as top Allied fighter ace at the end of WWI), Willy Coppens (Belgium’s leading aerialist and champion balloon buster of WWI), Charles Nungesser (French rival of Charles Lindbergh), Henri Farman, Joseph Sadi Lecointe, Gilbert Sardier, Lucien Bossoutrot, and Gustave Douchy.
Condition Report: A-/ Slight tears at edges.
Dimensions: 30 1/8 x 42 3/8 in./76.6 x 107.7 cm
Artist or Maker: E. BELLANGER