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1938 Mars Confections Famous Aeroplanes, Pilots & Airports Complete Set (50) with PSA Graded Keys Earhart and Lindbergh

Lot Number 1178

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Non-sport specialists take flight, with this 1938 Mars Confections Famous Aeroplanes, Pilots & Airports complete set of (50). This sweet treat from leading candy brand Mars is very attractive overall, with a condition range of (42% EX-MT to NM-MT, 56% VG to EX, 2% lesser). The obverses are decorated with images of period pilots, military and commercial aircraft, and the facilities they flew in and out of, while the reverses are printed with text relating exciting aviation exploits.

Highlights are (2) PSA graded key cards: #21 Charles Lindbergh (NM-MT 8); and #36 Amelia Earhart (VG 3). Other notables are: pilots: Jean Batten, Harry Frank Broadbent, Amy Johnson; planes; DeHavilland Dragonfly, Miles Mohawk, Sikorsky S-42A, Fiat APR 2; airports: Schipol, Midway Island, and Miami.


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