Collection Item Summary:
Each member of the World Flight carried a stuffed monkey as a mascot. "Maggie" was carried on board the "Boston" as a good luck charm. It was signed on the side by "Boston" pilot Lt. Leigh Wade.
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 the Aerospace Education Foundation
3-D: 17.8 x 10.2 x 38.1cm, 0.3kg (7 x 4 x 15 in., 5/8lb.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America
Stuffed toy spider monkey mascot "Maggie"; tan wool body with light tan vest; black silk bowtie; white artificial fur beard; small light tan cap; signature of "Leigh Wade" on left side.