Commemorative Cigarette Case and Lighter, New York to Istanbul Non-stop Flight

Commemorative Cigarette Case and Lighter, New York to Istanbul Non-stop Flight

     

Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.

Physical Description:
Commemorative New York to Istanbul Non-stop Flight Cigarette Case and Lighter; Obverse: relief profile busts of Russell Boardman and John Polando surounded by a relief map of Cape Cod depicted; embossed text "EPIC NON-STOP FLIGHT 5011 MILES, RUSSELL BOARDMAN - JOHN POLANDO, WELCOME HOME HYANNIS, MASS., AUG. 28, 1931"; on hinged cigarette case door; relief of an front view of an aircraft depicted; embossed text "NEW YORK U.S.A. ISTANBUL TURKEY"; on lighter.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
MEMORABILIA-Events

Materials
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions
3-D: 6.4 x 1.3 x 10.2cm (2 1/2 x 1/2 x 4 in.)

Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.

Physical Description:
Commemorative New York to Istanbul Non-stop Flight Cigarette Case and Lighter; Obverse: relief profile busts of Russell Boardman and John Polando surounded by a relief map of Cape Cod depicted; embossed text "EPIC NON-STOP FLIGHT 5011 MILES, RUSSELL BOARDMAN - JOHN POLANDO, WELCOME HOME HYANNIS, MASS., AUG. 28, 1931"; on hinged cigarette case door; relief of an front view of an aircraft depicted; embossed text "NEW YORK U.S.A. ISTANBUL TURKEY"; on lighter.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
MEMORABILIA-Events

Materials
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions
3-D: 6.4 x 1.3 x 10.2cm (2 1/2 x 1/2 x 4 in.)

ID: A20010277000