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Are you into Amelia memorabilia? 

Print ad for Amelia Earhard Luggage from the January 1947 issue of Holiday magazine.

Print ad for Amelia Earhard Luggage from the January 1947 issue of Holiday magazine.

According to online calculators, $600 in 1947 would be $7,781 today (2022).

Five Things You May Not Know About Amelia Earhart, including her own clothing and luggage lines.

15 Fascinating Facts About Amelia Earhart

Let’s learn about crocodile and alligator leather!

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Stayin’ alive. Stayin’ alive. Well, more like tryin’ to stay alive and failin’, but that’s harder to sing.

American Modeler magazine - July 1958
American Modeler magazine – July 1958
Model Airplane News - 1961 Annual
Model Airplane News – 1961 Annual

What is that strange toy? It can’t possibly be based on a real plane, can it?

Yes. Yes it can. The “small, tubby airplane” is the Gee Bee! Also described as “A Cute But Dangerous Airplane” and the “Fastest and Most Dangerous Airplane in the World“.

Want one? As of May 2019, you can for the low, low price of only $899,000!

Get to the choppah!

We were promised personal helicopters.