Costruzioni Scientifiche "Cartoccino" Dirgibile Norge 1, che Nobile condusse al Polo Nord. Tavola N. 12. Italian paper cut out construction sheet for the dirigible "Norge" Arctic, Children's.

Costruzioni Scientifiche "Cartoccino" Dirgibile Norge 1, che Nobile condusse al Polo Nord. Tavola N. 12. Italian paper cut out construction sheet for the dirigible "Norge"

Italy: Arti Grafiche Monza. A replica of the "Norge", the dirigible which flew to the Arctic in 1926. In May 1926 a crew crossed the North Pole in the semi-rigid Italian built dirigible 'Norge' under the command of Roald Amundsen, the famed Norwegian polar explorer, (who was also the first to reach the South Pole) and the American explorer Lincoln Ellsworth; the pilot was Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen, who served as navigator. After a successful 16-hour flight, the men reached the North Pole and landed at Teller in northwestern Alaska. Venice bookseller stamp & names of dirigible parts on verso. 15 3/4 x 17 1/4" Very good condition. Item #19512

Price: $275.00

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