5 April 2000,
Price realised USD 10,575
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
The United States Airship Akron
Gelatin silver print. 1931. Signed in ink on the recto.
17¼ x 23in. (43.8 x 58.4cm.) In the original duraluminum frame used in girder construction and engraved Winner L.H. Pearce, Third Annual Goodyear Dealers Zepplein Race, July-August 1931... built by the Goodyear Zepplein Corporation.
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This lot is sold not subject to a reserve.
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