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:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Donated by Charles W. Cain
- Aluminum Alloy
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
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