Check, Orteig Prize, Charles A. Lindbergh

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This check was presented to Charles A. Lindbergh for completing the New York to Paris flight, May 1927.

Gift of Orteig, Orteig, and Orteig

Physical Description:
$25,000 illuminated check; Spirit of St. Louis depicted in upper left corner; American flag depicted in lower right corner. Laurel leaf in green borders outside edge of check; framed and encapsulated

Country of Origin
United States of America

Designer
Ames & Rollinson
Other
Bryant Park Bank

Type
MEMORABILIA-Events

Materials
Check:
Parchment Paper
Ink
Gold Leaf
Frame:
Glass
Matte Board
Wood
Dimensions
3-D (Framed Check): 43.2 × 30.5 × 4.4cm (17 × 12 × 1 3/4 in.)

This check was presented to Charles A. Lindbergh for completing the New York to Paris flight, May 1927.

Gift of Orteig, Orteig, and Orteig

Physical Description:
$25,000 illuminated check; Spirit of St. Louis depicted in upper left corner; American flag depicted in lower right corner. Laurel leaf in green borders outside edge of check; framed and encapsulated

Country of Origin
United States of America

Designer
Ames & Rollinson
Other
Bryant Park Bank

Type
MEMORABILIA-Events

Materials
Check:
Parchment Paper
Ink
Gold Leaf
Frame:
Glass
Matte Board
Wood
Dimensions
3-D (Framed Check): 43.2 × 30.5 × 4.4cm (17 × 12 × 1 3/4 in.)

ID: A19670152000