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Badge, Lindbergh, King Collection

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.


On May 20-21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh literally flew into history when he crossed the Atlantic Ocean in his Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis, thus becoming the first pilot to fly solo and nonstop from New York to Paris. This flight made Lindbergh a household name and catapulted him into fame and celebrity. The objects of popular culture in the National Collection display everything from ashtrays to wristwatches reflect the public adulation for Lindbergh and the powerful commercial response to his celebrity. More than 75 years after the Spirit's historic flight, Lindbergh's name still has the power help sell manufactured goods.

Gift of the Stanley King Family.

Dimensions: 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 5.6 x 5.1cm (2 3/16 in. x 2 in.)

Materials: Paper and plastic

Physical Description:A paper label coated with a protective plastic. The Spirit of St. Louis is shown on a globe. "St. Louis" are the two largest words on the paper located above the globe.

Inventory number: A20040285031

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