1949 Pan Am Airways (PAA) Equator Crossing Certificate Signed by Stan Doepke, Veteran Pilot
ARTIFACT: This is a 1949 Pan Am Airways certificate signed by S. (Stan) L. Doepke, a Pan Am pilot for thirty years from Washington State. Doepke passed away in 2004. The certificate was issued to Frederick H. Jewell for crossing the equator in a trip from to Accra to Leopoldville. It is fantastically colored and shows a rather jovial-looking Jupiter Rex presiding over the announcement. The certificate is displayed for the photos in a frame with wear but can be shipped without the frame.
VINTAGE: Circa 1949.
SIZE: Approximately 10-1/2" in height by 13-1/2" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Printed paper.
ATTACHMENT: Wire hanger on (optional) frame.
MARKINGS: Signature of S. L. Doepke.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an airline collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX92 LABJX5/12
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The certificate is in fine condition (frame has wear and the certificate can be shipped without it).
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.