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Ashtray, Wright-Bellanca W.B. 2 "Columbia"


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This ashtray was made from gas tank of the Wright-Bellanca "Miss Columbia," the first aircraft to fly the Atlantic twice.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum


Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by Charles W. Cain


  • Aluminum Alloy
  • Paper
  • Adhesive
  • Ink


3-D: 16.5 × 0.8 × 11.3cm (6 1/2 × 5/16 × 4 7/16 in.)

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Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Aluminum handworked ashtray made from the fuel tank of "Columbia"; Front: relief of map of the North Atlantic and the Wright-Bellanca W.B. 2 "Columbia"; Reverse: inscription



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