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Charles Lindbergh button. FROM THE COLLECTION OF LON ELLIS.

After Lindbergh’s famous flight from New York to Paris in May 1927 in his Spirit of St. Louis airplane, he instantly became famous all over the world for this achievement. 

From December 13th 1927 to February 8th 1928, he went on his "Good Will Tour" where he flew over 7,800 miles in 48 days through Latin America and the Caribbean. He visited Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Cuba. 

I have this 7/8 inch pin in my collection which shows a photo of Lindbergh with the country of Panama’s coat-of-arms in the background. The pin is attached to a triangular paper photograph that shows the same image that is on the button. The buttons says “Bienvenido Lindbergh” (Welcome Lindbergh in Spanish). I have never seen another button or souvenir from this tour although they are likely to exist.

Does anyone have souvenirs from any of his other Good Will Tour stops?

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I have a pin from his visit to Puerto Rico. And Cuba. John Steinhardt