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    Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan Toy Airplane, 5.75" long, die-stamped metal parts painted white, "Doug Corrigan Jalopy" on wings, ca. late 1930s. Very light rusting, minor paint chipping and some fading to name. Overall very good condition. Corrigan became the kind of bad boy hero Americans love, earning his unusual nickname in 1938 after making an unofficial - and illegal - flight from New York to Ireland. He was supposed to have been flying to California, however claimed to have been turned around by foul weather.

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    September, 2007
    21st Friday
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