New York: 1928. The Bremen Fliers Reception was a celebration of the first successful transatlantic airplane flight from east to west made on April 12-13, 1928. The plane, called the Bremen, was a German Junkers W 33. The aviators were Ehrenfried Günther Freiherr von Hünefeld, Hermann Kohl, and James Fitzmaurice.
A split back post card with a cover image of a open air car with two policeman driving, two passengers in top hats, and in the back row three gentlemen sitting on the open rear of the car - a la ticker tape parade style. Within the image is written "The Bremen Fliers Reception", 'New York, N.Y., April 30, 1928', and 'original photo by C.R. Steindl 176 E. 81st St. New York City'.
5 1/2 x 3 1/2", b&w, unused. Slightly sunned in the bottom right corner o/w fine. Very good condition. Item #25751