Lot 230 of 392:
Early aviation in Baja California  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
File of letters, telegrams and other material relating to aviation in Baja California and flights to the United States
Author:
Place:
Mexico, Tijuana, etc.
Publisher:
Date:
1928-1929
Description:

Approximately 35 items, including typed and printed letters, telegrams, photo plates, a page from a newspaper, etc. In Spanish, except for one in English. Bound with clasps in printed file wrappers, 35.5x22.5 cm (14x9").

Very interesting file of documents relating to aviation Baja California and the establishment of flights between Baja California and the United States in the late 1920's, including, among other items

  • Letter to the governor of Baja California to establish flights between New York and Mexico.
  • Letter from the Mexican Consul in Los Angeles to the governor of Baja California asking permission to continue private flights to Baja California now that the “revolts” against the government are over.
  • Request of the company Inter-Americanas de Transportes Aereos to operate in Baja California, with a plan of the airport of Mexicali and photos of planes.
  • Letter from the Mexican Consul of Los Angeles, informing of the interest of the American company Western Air Express to operate in Baja California.
  • Letter, in English, to the governor of the Northern District of Baja California, regarding the installation of a "modern landing field" at the "El Arco" mine, and noting the presence of and naming several other airfields between Tijuana and Santa Rosalfa

A rare documentation of early aviation in Baja California.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some normal wear, overall very good.
 
Item number:
269996a
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