Avon Beer mug topped with a metal lid evoking... - Lot 189 - villemur.art

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Avon Beer mug topped with a metal lid evoking... - Lot 189 - villemur.art
Avon Beer mug topped with a metal lid evoking a star engine, the blue-glazed earthenware body decorated with balloons and airplanes symbolizing the great dates in aeronautics: - 1783: Montgolfier November 21, 1783: first free human flight, in the atmosphere, by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes, aboard a hot-air balloon. - 1903: Wright Brothers December 17, 1903: the Wright Brothers' "The Flyer" takes off four times, piloted successively by Orville and Wilbur, and lands undamaged. - 1909: Louis Blériot July 25, 1909: Louis Blériot, aboard his Type XI monoplane, makes the first airplane crossing of the English Channel, from Calais to Dover. - 1927: Ford Tri-Motor March 9, 1927: first demonstration of the Ford JR-1 civil tri-engine. - 1930: Waco Bi-Plane From March 30 to April 06: a Waco biplane, piloted by Jernigin, tows an Eaglet glider piloted by Hawks from San Diego to New York (4310 km in 36 h 47 min flight). - 1931: Sikorsky "Seaplane The Sikorsky S-40 "American Clipper" seaplane, with Colonel Charles Lindbergh at the controls, completes its first Miami-Panama Canal service for Pan American Airways. - 1940: Piper Cub J-3 The small, single-engine Piper Cub J-3 "Grasshoper" is widely used by the U.S. Army to train future glider pilots. Gold-leaf numbered coin: N° 405479 Also included: Erich Alfred Hartmann (1922-1993) covered earthenware beer mug (0.50 L)
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