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

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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
Copper Alloy
White Metal Plating
Steel
Dimensions
3-D: 6.4 × 1.7 × 11.1cm (2 1/2 × 11/16 × 4 3/8 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
Copper Alloy
White Metal Plating
Steel
Dimensions
3-D: 6.4 × 1.7 × 11.1cm (2 1/2 × 11/16 × 4 3/8 in.)

ID: A20010277000