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Lot #533
Orville Wright

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Orville Wright, along with his brother Wilbur, are generally credited with making the first controlled, powered, heavier-than-air human flight on December 17, 1903. In the two years afterward, they developed their flying machine into the world’s first practical fixed-wing aircraft, along with many other aviation milestones. Fabulous vintage 6 x 8.5 half-length photo of a seated Wright with his hands in his lap, signed and inscribed in fountain pen “To Prof. Virgil Y. Russell, with my compliments, Orville Wright.” Photo is matted and framed to an overall size of 9.75 x 12. In fine condition. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #334 - Ended June 18, 2008