[Two mounted stamps commemorating the Blériot XI aircraft crossing the Calais - Dover channel]

Louis Blériot, Other contributor;  Louis Breguet, Other contributor; 

[1936]
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Maker and Role
Louis Blériot, Other contributor
Louis Breguet, Other contributor
Production Date
[1936]
Description
Mount signed by Louis Blériot and Louis Breguet and addressed to Jean Batten. Stamps (both dated 25 July 1909) commemorate the 1909 channel crossing from Calais to Dover by Louis Blériot in the airplane Blériot XI. This item was presented to Batten from Blériot in February 1936 when Batten was hosted in Paris by the Aero Club de France.
Physical Description
2 stamps (mounted) ; 14.5 x 26 cm
Signature/Marks
'une Georges Bizet XVI' Printed
'a Melle Jean Batten
Louis Breguet' Hand-written
'[unknown] a Miss Jean Batten' Hand-written
Accession No
MSS-0192-1.55
Credit Line
Louis Blériot et al. [1936]. [Two mounted stamps commemorating the Blériot XI aircraft crossing the Calais - Dover channel], MSS-0192-1.55. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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