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Price Realized: $845 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2459 Lot 160
DESIGNER UNKNOWN TWA / UN MILIONE DI PASSEGGERI ALL'ANNO. Circa 1950.
39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm.
Condition B+: repaired tear from bottom edge into image; repaired tears and creases at edges; creases in image; repaired pin holes in corners.
TWA put its first Lockheed Constellation into service in 1945 and the aircraft took its first commercial transatlantic journey for the company in early 1946. By 1950, magazine ads for the airline were already telling prospective travelers "don't look for just one reason why more than a million passengers a year fly TWA" (Life, March 27, 1950, p. 17). This is the Italian version.
Estimate $800 - 1,200Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $845