?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY (1872-1952)
AVIATION / FLY WITH THE U.S. MARINES. 1920.
38 1/4x28 3/4 inches, 97 1/4x73 cm. Condition B+ / A-: small repaired tears and overpainting in margins; creases and small abrasions in margins and image.
An airborne marine is riding on the back of a giant eagle, soaring over a bi-plane emblazoned with the Marine Corps emblem. The rarest of all of Christy's posters, this is also the only one to feature a man on his own. Rawls p. 181, Borkan p. 42.