VTG Volupte Compact-Powder Puff Derby Pilot WASP AWTAR

This item and several others I will be listing over the next couple of weeks are part of an estate liquidation I am assisting a friend with. These items were owned by Jean Pearson, an early female aviator, and one of only1000 WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot) to serve our country. A graduate of class 43-W-3, she was one of the first 100 women to complete the training! Mrs. Pearson was involved in AWTAR and the 99's, and flew in 10 transcontinental Powder Puff Derby races. A pioneer in aviation, and a true inspiration to the American spirit--this is a rare chance to own some of her authentic WASP memorabilia. We will be auctioning some of her signed books, uniforms, Powder Puff Derby programs and 99's memorabilia.
Be sure to check back-look in my store under the "ESTATE" category for more of Mrs. Pearson's fantastic collection of WASP-related items.
This auction is for a compact that was a gift from the 1953 Power Puff Derby Air Race. This particular vintage compact was made by Volupte, and is in its original box. It is engraved from the AWTAR race in 1953 and is in mint condition.
It has not been cleaned, and has been stored for decades. See our other listings for many more unique WASP-related items from her estate.
The lot in this auction all belonged to former WASP Jean Pearson.
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