Check, Orteig Prize, Charles A. Lindbergh

Check, Orteig Prize, Charles A. Lindbergh

     

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
Parchment Paper
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 11.4 x 23.5cm (4 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)
Framed: 12-1/8" H x 17" W x 1-5/8" D

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
Parchment Paper
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 11.4 x 23.5cm (4 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)
Framed: 12-1/8" H x 17" W x 1-5/8" D

ID: A19670152000