1) Original 8x10" b&w photo of a dashing Howard Hughes, pilot's helmet in hand, beside a Boeing pursuit plane. On the reverse is a handwritten ink identification, a rubber stamp of photographer Chas. E. Bulloch and another rubber stamp of famous aviation personality Max Karant (General aviation pioneer and AOPA editor). Very good condition; two small corner creases not in image. Original photos of Hughes are very scarce.
2) Photo carries a certificate of authenticity from RR Auctions and the original invoice from a 2013 RR auction showing a purchase price of $467 (including premium)
3) Accompanying the photo is a copy of Max Karant's autobiography from 1999. As new.