Vintage 1939 Mini Pillow Commemorating The Historic World Flight Of Clara Adams
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NO SHIPPING TO LOCATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE U.S.RARE AVIATION COLLECTIBLE ~ WHERE WILL YOU SEE ANOTHER? Vintage miniature pillow commemorating the historic 1939 WORLD FLIGHT of CLARA ADAMS. In 1939, Adams set the unofficial record for passenger travel around the world via commercial air travel. The trip lasted sixteen days and nineteen hours and covered 24,609 miles. She departed from New York on the first flight of the Dixie Clipper across the Atlantic. According to a New York Times reporter, she returned to Newark, NJ, "clad in a tan-plaid tailored suit, made of Chinese silk, purchased in Hong Kong, and wearing a tan Panama straw hat, purchased in Rangoon." She described the journey around the globe as "beautiful beyond description and sublime beyond the most vivid imagination of the human mind." This commemorative miniature pillow for the above mentioned flight mea sures about 7.25" x 5.25" x 1.25". Good condition. Has normal wear from age. See photos for condition details. Free shipping.