Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 96

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
UNCOMMON SILVER PRINT (AVIATORS.) ORVILLE WRIGHT. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To the Honorable Harry S. New / with best wishes," gelatin silver print of an image by Daniels, showing the first flight of the Wright Flyer I on December 17, 1903, with Orville Wright piloting and Wilbur running alongside. Inscribed in the image, lower left. 6 3/4x9 3/4 inches; mounted to larger board, minor silvering in dark areas, minor soiling at edges. Np, nd

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WITH--Two statements signed by U.S. Postmaster General Harry Stewart New (1858-1937), attesting that this photograph was given to him personally by Orville Wright. Each 1/2 page, 4to or oblong 4to. Np, nd; Bethesda, 13 October 1930.