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Spoon, Thor Solberg

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Collection Item Summary:

These spoons commemorate the crossing of the Atlantic by Liev Erikson in 1000 and the flight of Thor Solberg following the same route by air in 1935.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Credit Line

Donated by Dr. Erwin L. Ray

Materials

Silver Alloy

Dimensions

3-D: 11.4 × 4.4 × 1.9cm (4 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 3/4 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

Norway

Physical Description

silver commemorative spoon; Spoon 2: relief of Thor Solberg and his aircraft depicted on the handle and map of route from Norway to Greenland depicted in spoon.

Type

MEMORABILIA-People

Inventory Number

A19640009000