Lot 87: First Man-Flight Wonderful ORVILLE WRIGHT Signed Print
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
First Man-Flight Wonderful "Orville Wright" Signed Print
ORVILLE WRIGHT (1871-1948). Credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903.
December 17, 1903-Dated in the Printed Text, black & white Print, Signed, "Orville Wright," measuring 6.25" x 4.5", Choice Very Fine. This historic printed image is of the Wright Brothers famous first flight. It is Hand-Signed by Orville Wright and reads, "First Man-Flight, December 17, 1903, Kitty Hawk, N.C." The Printed Image is in excellent condition with prior mounting remnant traces on the blank verso. Orville Wright's signature, is just a bit light, yet crisp and quite legible. An excellent piece for aviation collectors to display!