AUTOGRAPHS, LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS AUCTION
Thursday, 7.6.18 (Your local time)
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 Urbanizacion El Real del Campanario. E-12, Bajo B 29688 Estepona (Malaga). SPAIN
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LOT 394:

WRIGHT ORVILLE & PARSEVAL AUGUST VON: Wright Orville (1871-1948) American Aviator who, with his brot...

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580
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€580 - €900

WRIGHT ORVILLE & PARSEVAL AUGUST VON: Wright Orville (1871-1948) American Aviator who, with his brother Wilber, invented and built the world's first successful airplane, making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight on 17th December 1903; August von Parseval (1861-1942) German dirigible airship Designer. Two bold pencil autographs `Vom Parseval« and `Orville Wright« by two of the most important pioneer airplane designers. Signed by both Wright and Parseval to the verso of a typed 4to invitation to a celebration honouring Orville Wright in Berlin, Hotel Central, 6th September 1909, in German. Folded, with a very lightly trimmed right edge after having been removed from a programme. G £500-800 During his time in Berlin, in September 1909, Orville Wright made 19 flights at Tempelhof field, with crowds of 200.000 people. Only a month earlier, triumphant Count Zeppelin flew over Berlin. Orville recaptured several world records for altitude and duration.