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The Flying Four Great International Airplane Race

Object Number: 
2000.484
Date: 
ca. 1930
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Open (board): 16 1/2 × 16 5/8 in. (41.9 × 42.2 cm) Container (box): 1 1/2 × 17 1/4 × 9 in. (3.8 × 43.8 × 22.9 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on the box cover: "The Flying Four/ TRADE MARK/ GREAT/ INTERNATIONAL/ AIRPLANE RACE/ PARKER BROTHERS INC./ SALEM, MASS., NEW YORK, LONDON."
Description: 
"The Flying Four Great International Airplane Race" board game in box with board, four metal playing pieces in the shape of airplanes, and a spinner; board printed with a 132 space circular path from a flight school in the U.S. to a landing in Paris; box printed with an airplane, an image of Paris and four portraits including Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh; box inscribed, "The Flying Four/ TRADE MARK/ GREAT/ INTERNATIONAL/ AIRPLANE RACE/ PARKER BROTHERS INC./ SALEM, MASS., NEW YORK, LONDON."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group