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ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers on Transatlantic AIRPLANE Flights 1914 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131436971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS PRESS, Tennessee, Feb. 27, 1914 * Orville Wright Brothers * Transatlantic airplane flight ? The ftpg. has a one column head: "WRIGHT SAYS FLYER WON'T CROSS OCEAN" noting in part: "...A craft cannot be built large enough to carry the necessary fuel..." with more (see). Eight pages, some ftpg. fold staining, generally good.

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:10

$38.00
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ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers vs. Samuel P. Langley 1ST AIRPLANE Flight 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426703353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, March 11, 1928 * Orville Wright - Brothers * Samuel Pierpont Langley * 1st airplane flight ? Page 8 of this section has three column headings: "ORVILLE WRIGHT HAS RENEWED HIS CLAIMS", "Airplane Inventor Contends That the Langley Machine Was Not the First Capable of Free Sustained Flight...." with related photo. See photos for partial text here. Other topics throughout. Complete section 9 only with all 22 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few small margin tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:50

$40.00
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WRIGHT BROTHERS Orville Flyer Airplane & SMITHSONIAN Negotiations 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060322189

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1928 * Wright Brothers - Flyer * Smithsonian Institution The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "MAKES NEW OFFER FOR WRIGHT PLANE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Smithsonian trying to get the famous flying machine to be put on permanent display there. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:25

$38.00
158492

Historic WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur Kitty Hawk NC Flyer 1st Flight 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914410339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Dec. 19, 1903 * Famous Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina * Orville & Wilbur Wright - Historic 1st report on the airplane Page 7 has a relatively inconspicuous report which announces one of the more significant events of the early 20th century: manned flight. The one column heads include: "IS A REAL FLYING MACHINE" "Ohioan's Invention Rises Sails and Lights as Desired" "Engine And Propellers The Force" "In First Test Machine Soars Through Space for Three Miles and Then Descends to Selected Landing Place". The dateline is Norfolk ,Va., Dec. 18, with the text beginning: "A successful trial of a flying machine was made yesterday near Kitty Hawk,... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:28

$380.00
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WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MEMORIAL Monument Cornerstone Erected 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391885626063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1928 * Wright Brothers National Memorial * Kill Devil Hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina * Granite boulder - cornerstone erected The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Kitty Hawk Honors First Plane Flight In Monument to the Wright Brothers" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather ... See More  

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Ends October 11, 2017 08:53

$40.00
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CHARLES A. LINDBERGH Receives Harmon Trophy w/ Orville Wright 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371572719388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928 * Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh * Airplane inventor Orville Wright * Harmon Trophy presentation Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presenting aviator Charles A. Lindbergh with the Harmon Trophy as the annual world's outstanding aviator. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, this is the rare rag edition that... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:58

$37.00
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WRIGHT BROTHERS Kill Devil Hills Kitty Hawk Monument & Memorial 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391402051030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1929 * Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina * Wright Brothers National Memorial cornerstone * Kitty Hawk monument unveiled Page 18 has a one column heading: "HONOR THE WRIGHTS AT KITTY HAWK SITE" with subheads that include: "Monument Is Unveiled" "Cornerstone Also Laid for the Memorial to Be Built by the Government" and more. Text takes up over two full columns. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2016 14:27

$38.00
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