BOAC Speedbird Routes Across the World

$95.00

Souvenir map fan promoting the global aviation routes of the British Overseas Airways Corporation.

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Description

This eye-catching souvenir fan shows a simplified world map over which has been laid the global air routes of the British Overseas Airways Corporation (B.O.A.C.).

Six colorful illustrations highlight the exotic nature of the various areas served by the airline and the “Speedbird” logo is prominently featured in several places, as well as the verso.

Presumably this interesting promotional item was issued in the era before air conditioning on commercial airlines.

Map Details

Publication Date: c. 1960

Author: British Overseas Airways Corporation

Sheet Width (in): 15.50

Sheet Height (in): 9.50

Condition: A-

Condition Description: Souvenir fan man of blue paper affixed to bamboo ribs. Minor splits on the leaves on the verso of the fan, professionally repaired and restored. Near fine condition overall.

$95.00

1 in stock