Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! ORVILLE WRIGHT - CHECK SIGNED-WRIGHT CYCLE/ORVILLE WRIGHT 05/08/1905 CO-SIGNED BY: FRANK B. ORVILLE WRIGHT He signs a Wright Cycle Co. Check, payable to future Dayton mayor Frank B.
Presented in a 10x13 Gallery of History style leather portfolio. Check filled out and signed: Wright Cycle Co. Dayton, Ohio, 1905 May 8.
Drawn on the Winters National Bank, payable to F. Not windowed to show endorsement. The brothers designed and built the first motor-powered airplane and conducted its first successful flight on December 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The historic flight of the 12-horsepower biplane, Flyer , covered 120 feet and lasted 12 seconds.
In May 1905, the Wright brothers began construction of Flyer III , the first practical airplane that could be maneuvered to turn, bank, circle and fly figure eights. They were granted the first U.
Patent for their flying machine in May 1906. Following Wilbur's death in 1912, Orville became President of the Wright Company and continued as a pioneer in the aviation industry.
Hale was a founder of the Dayton Aeroplane Club , and would attend Wilbur Wrights' funeral as one of its representatives. Later, as Mayor of Dayton , he would be active in the movement to memorialize the Wright brothers' achievements, and would name Orville Wright to serve on a commission to honor John H. Patterson, who had founded the National Cash Register Company in Dayton. Lightly creased with folds, light vertical fold at the "r" of Wright. Circular bank cancellation hole at the upper portion of the "y" in Cycle.Pinhole at blank left margin. Presented in the Gallery of History style in a leather folio, 10x12¾x¾ when closed. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our AVIATION & SPACE (1,653). Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints.
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The item "ORVILLE WRIGHT CHECK SIGNED-WRIGHT CYCLE/ORVILLE WRIGHT 05/08/1905 WITH CO-SIG" is in sale since Thursday, July 7, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical".
The seller is "historydirect" and is located in Las Vegas, NV. This item can be shipped worldwide.