April 2017 Autographs & Memorabilia Auction - Ends Saturday, April 29th
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/29/2017
In 1938, the young ambitious billionaire Howard Hughes would embark on a death-laden unknown flight around the world. Hughes and four crew members girdled the earth in 3 days, 19 hours, 14 minutes and 10 seconds, breaking the record at the time held by another famous aviator, Wiley Post. With their plane promptly named Overladen, the boys would land to 25,000 spectators who were in awe with the new achievement. Offered here is an ULTRA-RARE 8" x 10" original photograph by Rudy Arnold, of Howard Hughes & his crew minutes prior to taking Overladen to the skies on their historic journey. Signed by Howard Hughes with a dark & bold autograph, along with fellow crew member & radio engineer Dick Stoddart. Overall in fine condition with minor surface impressions, light creasing & penciled identifications above the other subjects' images, which do not detract from the overall presentation. One of the rarest mediums & most desirable images for the famed Howard Hughes, don't let this one fly by! Authenticated by PSA/DNA with a full letter of authenticity.
Howard Hughes Signed 1938 Flight Around The World 8" x 10" Photograph (PSA/DNA)
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