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Airplane Model, Spirit Of St. Louis

Identifier:
1998.22.10
Description:
Silver;Exemplifies milestone in Grand Rapids Aviation History. Relates to Skylark Airplane and other models acquired at same time. Lindbergh visited Grand Rapids in 1927 in this aircraft.;From an exhibit given to Kent Co. Airport in 1988. Exhibit was credited, Exhibit Conceived and Produced by Earl Spielmacher, with help from Karl Spielmacher, Bill Alexander, Mari Kitancevski and Dean Buskirk. Disposed of by airport for current renovation.;From an exhibit given to Kent Co. Airport in 1988. Exhibit was credited Exhibit Conceived and Produced by Earl Spielmacher, with help from Karl Spielmacher, Bill Alexander, Mari Kitancevski, and Dean Buskirk. Disposed of by airport for current renovation.;Paint. Spirit of St. Louis |
Date:
circa 1988
Materials:
Wood, Paint, Metal
Dimensions:
3" h 12" w 8" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Kent County International Airport
Rights:

Exhibits/Programs
Century of Flight ()

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Makers/Donors
Earl Spielmacher And Karl Spielmacher

Kent County International Airport