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    Howard Hughes personal (14) photographs relating to the H-4 "Hercules" Flying Boat (Spruce Goose). Collection of (14) gelatin silver 8 x 10 in. prints (mostly quality restrikes) relating to Hughes and his gigantic H-4 Hercules Flying Boat, dubbed by its critics the "Spruce Goose" - a name despised by Hughes. The H-4 had a single fuselage, eight radial engines and single vertical tail. With a wingspan of 320 feet, it was the world's largest flying boat and the largest aircraft made of wood (incidentally, it was largely made of birch - not spruce). Two images, Hughes in cockpit and distance shot of plane aloft, are duplicated. Exhibiting some handling and minor creasing. From the personal collection of Howard Hughes.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2020
    23rd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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