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    Lindbergh photograph inscribed to a St. Louis businessman who helped fund his cross-Atlantic flight

    Charles Lindbergh Signed and Inscribed Photograph. 10" x 8" black and white photograph, with Underwood imprint; circa July 1927. Lindbergh is dressed in flight gear and is standing in front of his plane, "The Spirit of St. Louis." Inscribed, "To E. C. Thompson / Sincerely Charles A. Lindbergh." Undated, but accompanied by the original transmittal envelope addressed to Thompson and bearing a postal cancellation dated July 15, 1927. Thompson has signed along the bottom margin of the photo, with an inscription to "Doty".

    Earl C. Thompson was a St. Louis businessman who donated funds to buy the plane that would famously be named "The Spirit of St. Louis."

    Condition: The photograph has age toning, and multiple surface creases, as well as pinholes at all four corners. The transmittal envelope has been torn open along the right, and has multiple tears along the bottom.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
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