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    First Trans-Atlantic Flight: Walter Hinton and Eugene "Smokey" Rhodes Signed Photograph. In 1919, the first trans-Atlantic flight, made by the US naval flying boat NC-4, was accomplished. Six naval officers and one Coast Guard lieutenant would receive a special military award created specifically for those individuals that participated, the NC-4 Medal. Offered here is an original black and white photograph of the Curtiss NC-4 flying boat, measuring 5 x 7", and signed in ink by Walter Hinton (the pilot) and Eugene Rhodes (machinist's mate). In very fine condition.

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    March, 2008
    25th Tuesday
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