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    Charles Lindbergh Air Mail Service Contract Twice Signed "Lindbergh." One partially printed page, 8.5" x 7", Springfield [Illinois], June 2, 1926. Lindbergh has signed his name twice as the pilot where, according to the contract, he flew ship number 111 along "Rt. No.2" in good weather carrying 1 bag of mail, departing at 9:52 am. Toned with one horizontal fold. Rust stain for a paper clip on the top edge.

    Before making his historic flight to Paris and becoming America's golden boy and the embodiment of a future in commercial air travel, he served as chief pilot for the Contract Air Mail Route #2 (CAM-2) which he laid out himself. The Route provided mail service between St. Louis and Chicago, with stops in Peoria and Springfield.


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    April, 2012
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