AUTOGRAPHS, LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS AUCTION
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LOT 395:

ASSOLANT JEAN: (1905-1942) & LOTTI ARMAND (1897-1993) Pioneers French Aviators, and crew members of ...

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ASSOLANT JEAN: (1905-1942) & LOTTI ARMAND (1897-1993) Pioneers French Aviators, and crew members of the first successful French aerial crossing of the North Atlantic. D.S., Jean Assolant, A.Lotti, four pages, small 8vo, Paris, 20th June 1929, in French. The document being a printed menu offered to the pilots to celebrate their triumphal return to Bourget after crossing the North Atlantic. Signed by both in bold black ink, with their names alone, to the back of the menu, only four days after their feat. Accompanied by a postcard unsigned photograph, the image depicting French aviators Lotti, Assolant and Lefevre, standing in a half length pose. VG £80-100 Assolant, Lotti and RenŽ Lefevre (1903-1972) onboard the Oiseau Canari (''Canary Bird''), performed the first successful French aerial crossing of the North Atlantic on 13th June 1929, and established a new longest distance record over an ocean.

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