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#407 - Wright Brothers

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The Wright Brothers and parts from their historic Flyers
Description                           Estimate: $16,000+          

Immensely appealing display honoring the Wright brothers and their many historic flights, consisting of two signed postcards and a set of four Wright Flyer relics, including: a 4.75 x 6.75 postcard photo of the men at Kittyhawk, Orville piloting and Wilbur observing from the ground, postmarked December 17, 1928, signed in fountain pen, “Orville Wright”; a 5.25 x 3.25 L’Aviation en 1908 series postcard of J. Bouveret’s photo of the Wright Flyer, signed in fountain pen, “18 Nov. 1908, Wilbur Wright”; a beige .5 x .75 swatch of muslin fabric removed from the 1903 Wright Flyer that made the first heavier-than-air flight at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903; a 5.5″ nickel turnbuckle, with eye-bolt screws at each end, taken from a World War One period Wright B Flyer; a 1 x 1 spar fitting from the 1905 Wriight Flyer; and a 1.5″ grease cup used on the Curtiss Jenny and the DeHavilland DH-4 during the first World War. The items are framed with an engraved nameplate to an overall size of 3.25 x 11.25. In overall fine condition. A wholly impressive assemblage of flown artifacts and crisp signatures from the brothers Wright, making for a truly dynamic display of early aviation history. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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