HAROLD GATTY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/27/1938 - HFSID 176690
HAROLD GATTY. TLS: "Harold Gatty", 1p, 8½x11. Auckland, New Zealand, 1938 December 27. On stationery of "Pan American Airways Company" to Miss Alma Jonson, Library of Hawaii, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii.
Sale Price $378.00
HAROLD GATTY. TLS: "Harold Gatty", 1p, 8½x11. Auckland, New Zealand, 1938 December 27. On stationery of "Pan American Airways Company" to Miss Alma Jonson, Library of Hawaii, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii. In part: "On your return, you will receive a previous letter from me in which I asked you among other things, to forward me a copy of Dr. Peter Buck's new book - 'Vikings of the Sunrise.'...I was very surprised to hear that you were in Europe and I hope that you had a very pleasant holiday." Australian aviator Harold Gatty and American aviator Wiley Post made an around-the-world trip in a record setting 8 days, 15 hours and 51 minutes, June 23-July 1, 1931, from and to Roosevelt Field, Mineola, Long Island, New York aboard the Lockheed Vega monoplane Winnie Mae. Fine condition.
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