Jimmy Mattern - 1937


Regular price $20.00

Vintage original press photo, 7x9", b&w.  Press release on the reverse in entitled: "I'll return 'Russ Visit' Says Mattern".  Announces famous pilot Mattern's intention to attempt a California to Russia flight as a return gesture for the three Soviet transpolar flyers arriving at San Francisco.  Mattern is shown with United Airlines pilot Kiessig (rt.).  Press release date is 6/23/1937.  Excellent.