Aug 07, 2019 - Sale 2515

Sale 2515 - Lot 29

Price Realized: $ 594
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 900
LOUIS FANCHER (1884-1944) OVER THERE! / IN THE AIR SERVICE. Circa 1918.
40x30 inches, 101 1/2x76 1/4 cm. Ketterlinus, Philadelphia.
Condition B / B+: losses, tears, repaired tears and creases in margins; archival tape on verso. Paper.
On May 24, 1918, President Wilson removed responsibility for American military aviation from the Signal Corps and placed it within two agencies under the supervision of the U.S. Army: The Bureau of Aircraft Production and the Division of Military Aeronautics. These two branches were officially recognized as the U.S. Army Air Service. Rawls p. 175.