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(lot of 3) Antony Jannus aviation memorabilia, consisting of a Mermod Jaccard & King silver presentation aviation trophy, awarded to Antony Jannus by the Aero Club of St Louis in 1912 for breaking two world flight records, the longest distance flown in a Hydroaeroplane and the longest distance flown in a Hydroaeroplane with a passenger, the award, of circular form, with reticulated borders framing the center reserve bearing an inscription reading "Presented to Antony Jannus, By Aero Club of St. Louis commemorating his flight from Omaha to New Orleans, Nov. 6th to Dec. 16th 1913 World's Hydroaeroplane distance record 1,975 miles. World's Hydroaeroplane distance record Aviator and Passenger 1,010 miles", 11.5"dia.; total approx. silver weight 16.04 Troy oz.; together with the hardback book "Jannus, an American Flier", by Thomas Reilly; and a first day cover from 1938 commemorating the "24th Anniversary of the First Commercial Airline in the World"


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Antony Jannus aviation memorabilia

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Nov 18, 2018