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France 1st North Atlantic Flight Medal Transatlantic Paris New York Breguet 19 Super Bidon Point D'Interrogation Aviation French 1930 Decoration

US$210.00

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FRANCE: Commemorative medal for the 1st Non-Stop East-West 
Transatlantic flight (1-3 Sep. 1930, by a Breguet 19 Super Bidon).
Signed by Lemaitre and Desvignes.
The Breguet 19 was a light bomber and reconnaissance aircraft. Both 
standard and modified Breguet 19s were used for numerous record
breaking flights.
The Breguet 19 Super Bidon was created especially for the purpose 
of a transatlantic flight. It was named "Point d'Interrogation" ("The 
Question Mark"). 
Dieudonne Costes and Maurice Bellonte, on 1–3 September 1930, 
flew from Paris to New York City, a distance of 6.200 km (3.900 mi) 
making the first Non-Stop East-West crossing by a fixed-wing aircraft 
of the North Atlantic
The medal was issued to the employees of Breguet (a French Aircraft
Industry) who were involved in the operation and it is quite rare.
Diameter: 50mm

FULL SIZE

1st Transatlantic East-West Flight - 1930

Item 100% original

Condition as on the photos

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Product Code: 02493

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