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Lot #422
Jacqueline Cochran

“Mr. Orville Wright personally presented me with a piece of fabric from the Kitty Hawk.”

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“Mr. Orville Wright personally presented me with a piece of fabric from the Kitty Hawk.”

First woman to fly a bomber to Europe. TLS, one page, 7.25 x 7, Cochran-Odlum Ranch letterhead, March 3, 1971. Letter of thanks for a gift. In part, “I thank you very much for the piece of fabric from the Winnie Mae replica. Mr. Orville Wright personally presented me with a piece of fabric from the Kitty Hawk, so I will treasure this, as I knew Wiley Post quite well.” Repaired tears to left edge, only slightly affecting text, otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #330 - Ended February 13, 2008