Centennial Heritage Collection
What is the Centennial Heritage Collection?
The Centennial Heritage Collection is a line of limited-edition collectible merchandise specially designed to commemorate the Boeing centennial in 2016. The collection honors 24 historic aircraft and spacecraft from the companies that make up today’s Boeing. Items in the collection include individual silver and bronze coins; bronze and nickel-plated coins in frames; T-shirts and hats; mugs; watches; lapel pins; and notecards.
Which heritage products will be represented in this collection?
The collection will honor 24 products that were selected for their historical and technological significance. Product merchandise will be grouped into sets of three, which will be released approximately quarterly from 2015 to 2017:
Set 1: Boeing Model 1 B & W, Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, Rockwell Space Shuttle Orbiter
Set 2: Douglas World Cruiser, Boeing 707, Rockwell B-1B Lancer
Set 3: Douglas DC-3, North American X-15, McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster III
Set 4: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Boeing 747, North American Rockwell Apollo Spacecraft
Set 5: North American P-51 Mustang, Boeing CH-47 Chinook, Boeing 777
Set 6: North American F-86 Sabre Jet, McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Set 7: Boeing Model 314 Clipper, McDonnell F-4 Phantom II, Hughes AH-64A Apache
Set 8: Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Boeing 737, Boeing International Space Station
What are the release dates for this collection?
Scheduled release dates (subject to change) are Set 1: October 5, 2015; Set 2: January 11, 2016; Set 3: March 7, 2016; Set 4: May 2, 2016; Set 5: August 15, 2016, Set 6: September 19, 2016; Set 7: October 17, 2016; Set 8: November 21, 2016.
How long will items in the collection be available?
All items will be produced in limited quantities and available for a limited time only. Quantities may differ depending on the item. Silver coins, for example, will be limited to a run of no more than 2,016 of each design. Coins purchased unframed will be numbered and will include a certificate of authenticity indicating the coin number.
Items in the eight merchandise sets will be available while supplies last or until the next set is released in the stores. Once the next set arrives in stores, we can’t guarantee the availability of any of the previous sets of merchandise.
What if I have questions about the collection that aren’t addressed here?
Please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to provide you with more information.