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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Collectables
Auction Description:
Collectables
Viewing Notes:
16th April 10am to 7pm. Morning of sale.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dominic-winter

Collectables

(761 Lots)

by Dominic Winter Auctions


761 lots

April 17, 2002

Mallard House

Broadway Lane

South Cerney, GL7 5UQ United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1285 860006

Fax: +44 (0)1285 862461

Email: info@dominicwinter.co.uk

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Lot 1: * Wilbur and Orville Wright. A collection of important press and other photographic images of the Wright Brothers, their flyer and various pilots, including an original photo-montage with facsimile inscription "Le seul oiseau qui parle est le

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Description: * Wilbur and Orville Wright. A collection of important press and other photographic images of the Wright Brothers, their flyer and various pilots, including an original photo-montage with facsimile inscription "Le seul oiseau qui parle est le perroquet et il ne sait pas voler Wilbur Wright" - ("The only bird who speaks is the parrot and he cannot fly"), other images include Orville Wright with Henry Ford; in conversation with General von Moltke at Templehof, Berlin ( photo: Haeckel, Berlin); good ground-to-air images of the 'flyer'; the Comte de Lambert with Serbie; various images of the brothers with lady pilots and passengers, military personnel and friends; a good image of the Comte de Lambert and his aircraft after his accident in Paris at the Viaduct d'Auteuil (photo: M. Rol), contained in a modern ring binder (approx 25)

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Lot 2: * Glenn Curtiss. A rare and historic collection of photographic images by M. Branger and others, including portraits, Curtiss in his box-kite, airborne at Minolea; with Sikorsky at St. Petersburg 26.2. 1914; two images of the baptism of the first

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Description: * Glenn Curtiss. A rare and historic collection of photographic images by M. Branger and others, including portraits, Curtiss in his box-kite, airborne at Minolea; with Sikorsky at St. Petersburg 26.2. 1914; two images of the baptism of the first aircraft constructed in New York performed by the actress Mrs Christens (photo: M. Rol), and a quantity of images relating to the Curtiss 'Robin', contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 25)

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Lot 3: * Hydroplanes, experimental and racing, 1910-1913. An exceptional collection of press and private photographic images of these fragile pioneering aircraft, types include the Nieuport, Dunne, Bleriot, Borel, Breguet, Colliex-Jeanson, Deperdussin

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Description: * Hydroplanes, experimental and racing, 1910-1913. An exceptional collection of press and private photographic images of these fragile pioneering aircraft, types include the Nieuport, Dunne, Bleriot, Borel, Breguet, Colliex-Jeanson, Deperdussin "Monocoque" float-plane racer, Caudron, Voisin, Farman, Leveque and others; pilots include Renault, Molla, Chenet, Weymann and Moineau; race meetings include the Paris-Deauville circuit of August 1913, crowds lining the banks of the Seine watch competitors leave for Deauville including the Bathiat- Sanchez of Rugere; sailors assisting the launch and recovery operations of aircraft on the beach at Deauville; ground-to-air views of some aircraft; the experimental Voisin Canard shown with wheeled undercarriage and floats; the Farman aero-engined hydrofoil; Fischen on his Farman at Monaco 28.3.1912; Armand Dufaux arriving at Lake Leman 28.8.1910 and similar images; contained in a modern ring binder (approx 70)

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Lot 4: * Pioneer aircraft, aviators with their aircraft and other personalities. A collection of press and private original photographical images, with some modern reproductions, including views of early gunnery and bombing trials, military manoeuvres of

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Description: * Pioneer aircraft, aviators with their aircraft and other personalities. A collection of press and private original photographical images, with some modern reproductions, including views of early gunnery and bombing trials, military manoeuvres of 1912, details of construction of aircraft types, various experimental aircraft, a leaflet for the Nieuport monoplane; aircraft include the Astra,Bleriot, Dufaux, Farman, Graham-White, Morane-Saulnier, Paulhan, Renaux, Voisin and others. Photographs by Rey of Cannes-Vichy, Le Journal, Branger, Rol, Chusseau, Vieilles Tiges and similar; pilots featured include Arnaud Dufaux, Dancourt, Emile Dubonnet, Henri Farman Pegourd, Van dem Born and colleagues; a collection of considerable variety contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 120)

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Lot 5: * Pioneer aircraft pilots, mechanics and other personalities. A collection of rare original and press photographic images of pre- First World War French and other European aircraft, with supporting cast of human endeavour! Production and experimental

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Description: * Pioneer aircraft pilots, mechanics and other personalities. A collection of rare original and press photographic images of pre- First World War French and other European aircraft, with supporting cast of human endeavour! Production and experimental types include: Albessard, Astra, Antoinette (Latham up),Bleriot, Borel, Breguet, Cate Caudron, Clement-Bayard, Deperdussin, the Denvaux prop-glider, Dubois Riout, Farman, Goupy, Harriet, Morane, Morane-Saulnier, Nieuport, Passy, Poulhan, Santos Dumont 'La Demoiselle' at St. Cyr (Photo with damage), Stockel, Voisin and Zodiac. Some fine ground-to-air photographs, technical detail close-ups, a few air-racing views from the Coupe Michelin 29-11-13, the inauguration of the Haute Savoie flying school, many images inscribed on the reverse with date and event, some with photographer's stamps, contained in a modern ring binder (approx. 105)

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