Texaco - Wings Of Texaco #13 (2005) - Waco Straightwing REGULAR EDITION in Red and White - Die-Cast Locking Coin Bank with Key
Thirteenth in the "Wings of Texaco" series, this Texaco WACO Straightwing represents the plane which was purchased on October 4, 1929 and used in sales solicitation in the Southern and Northern territories from October 25, 1929 to November 25, 1932. Captain Frank Hawks, while working for Texaco, conceived an idea to promote the public's interest in avaiation and advertise Texaco's superior fulels and lubrications by towing Texaco's heavy duty special glider the "Eaglet" across America. Departing San Diego on March 31, 1930, the two pilots reached Van Cortlandt Park in New York City on April 6, 1930.
Caution: This item is an adult collectible designed for use by persons 14 years of age and older.