Medal commemorating the first flight across the South Atlantic

1927 in France
Anie Mouroux

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Medal commemorating the first flight across the South Atlantic 1927. Bronze, 68mm diameter. rim legend: bronze. obverse, double relief portrait Head to L in flying hats, goggles on hats;[designer beneath] Anie Mouroux. legend J. Le Brix. D. Costes. reverse, airplane flying above ocean of globe, legend Premiere traversee aerienne de l'Atlantique Sud sans escale le 14 Octobre 1927. border legend Tokio Hanoi Calcutta Karachi ... Athens, Marseille Paris. Joseph Le Brix (1899-1931) and Dieudonne Costes (1892-1973)


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