Jaq. Rijkse - Vlisco fabrieken P.F. van Vlissingen & Co, Helmond - Very rare KLM handkerchief "Pelikaan", Amsterdam-Batavia - Cotton

Description
Jaq. Rijkse - Vlisco fabrieken P.F. van Vlissingen & Co, Helmond - Very rare KLM handkerchief "Pelikaan", Amsterdam-Batavia - Cotton
Netherlands - 1933

Handkerchief, issued on the occasion of the flight Amsterdam-Batavia of the Pelican.

Depicted, on an off-white surface, in blue the plane The Pelican and the route (the night and day flight) from Amsterdam to Batavia. In a narrow band the continuous text is written: ‘De Uitreis Amsterdam-Batavia van de Pelikaan. Van 18 tot 22 December 1933 in 4 etmalen, 4 uur en 40 minuten werd de post van Schiphol naar Tjililitan overgebracht’. Top right 'KLM' with crown and wings, lower left 'Jaq Rykse. Inv.' and 'Vliscofabrieken. Helmond' (source: Textile Museum) where another specimen is exhibited.

Lot details
Object
Very rare KLM handkerchief "Pelikaan", Amsterdam-Batavia
Material
Cotton
Designer/ Artist
Jaq. Rijkse
Manufacturer/ Brand
Vlisco fabrieken P.F. van Vlissingen & Co, Helmond
Estimated Period
1933
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
39×38×0 cm
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