Lot #318
Samuel Franklin Cody

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Early pioneer of manned flight (1867-1913) known for his man-lifting 'war kites' and the development of early airplanes for the British military; he was killed in an accident while test-flying his Cody Floatplane. Vintage glossy 3.5 x 5.5 postcard photo of Cody in his cockpit at Hendon, prominently signed in ink, "S. F. Cody." In fine condition, with light overall scuffing.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #604 - Ended March 10, 2021





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