Oct 19, 2017 - Sale 2458

Sale 2458 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500
U.S.S. Airship Akron, World's Largest Airship. Warm-toned silver print, the image measuring 16 3/4x22 1/2 inches (42.5x55.9 cm.), with Bourke-White's signature, in ink, on recto; in the original duralumin frame, with the incised plaque. 1931

Additional Details

The original plaque reads, "Winner-Robert Hauck, Third Annual Goodyear Dealers Zeppelin Race, July-August 1931. This frame is made of duralumin used in girder construction of the United States airship 'Akron' built by the Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation."