EXTREMELY RARE 1910 "AERO CLUB" of PA. LUCKY CENT NR

We are selling for a local Estate in Phila.......w we ran across this early good luck token. I was not sure what the Aero Club stood for.....so I did a Google search....and is what I found......

I am reprinting this information on the history of the Club......from their official website.

On December 17, 1909, the first licensed balloonist in Pennsylvania, Arthur T. Atherholt assembled fourteen citizens of the city of Philadelphia to propose the formation of a new aviation organization. Its purpose was to supervise and encourage the growing interest in aviation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. On January 10, 1910, rules were adopted, officers elected, and Jurisdiction assumed in Pennsylvania through the Aero Club of America. Incorporation was established on May 13, 1910 through the granting of a State Charter. In the same year, four leading balloon groups, the Aero Club of Philadelphia, the Ben Franklin Aeronautical Society, the Aeronautical Recreational Society, and the Ben Franklin Balloon Association, merged with the new organization.

At this time the Aero Club became one of the first chapters of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) with its "first NAA Flying Unit." The Aero Club's initial club grounds were at Clementon, NJ. T, members developed an airfield in 1910 that had been utilized by the
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