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Title C.E. Woolman's DC-9 Delivery Framed Ashtray
Date 10/07/1965
Collection C.E. Woolman Collection
Object Name Ashtray
Catalog Number 1995.367.11
Description This light blue painted glass ashtray with black border is fixed to a red fabric backdrop is inside a wood frame and behind glass. Inside the ashtray is the Douglas Aircraft Company logo in navy blue/gold and red colors, with the airplane in the logo depicted as a stork carrying a baby jet in a blanket.

Brass plate below the ashtray is engraved: "Presented to C.E. Woolman / President and General Manager / DELTA AIR LINES / on the occasion of / 'DELTA AIR LINES DAY' / LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA / Commemorating Delivery of First Douglas DC-9 Jetliner / to Delta Air Lines / October 7, 1965"
Artist/Maker Douglas Aircraft Company
Provenance This gift commemorates the delivery of Douglas DC-9-14, N3304L, Ship 204, named "Delta Prince," to Delta on October 7, 1965. Delta launched the world's first DC-9 service on November 29, 1965, with DC-9-14, N3305L (Ship 205), operating Flight 791, Atlanta-Memphis-Kansas City. Daily scheduled service began December 8, 1965.
People Woolman, Collett Everman, 1889-1966
Douglas, Donald, Sr.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Douglas Aircraft Co., 1921-1967
Douglas DC-9-10
Douglas DC-9
Subjects Aircraft
Airplanes
Commemoration
Gifts
Inaugurations
Smoking
Credit line Delta Air Lines
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