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Wilbur Wright Brothers First 1st Woman Passenger Airplane Flight 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374211400423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 17, 1908  * Wilbur Wright Brothers flight * Edith Ogilby Berg - Woman * 1st American female passenger The prime feature would be the page 6 the heading: "Wilbur Wright Fulfills the Conditions of His Contract with the French Syndicate" with "At dusk the same evening (October 3) Mr. Wright with Franz Reichel of the Figaro as passenger, made a record flight of 55 minuets 37 seconds, during which he traversed a distance of fully 58 kilometers (36 miles). It was shortly before 7 P.M., and dark save for the moonlight, when the flight terminated." Additionally, there is converge of Wilbur's flight with Mrs. Edith Berg who was the first woman to ever fly with him: "On October 7, after first m... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2022 07:32

$72.00
199578

Orville Wright Brothers 1st Airplane 1 Hour Flight Fort Myer VA 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180276874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1908   * 1st ever airplane flight for over 1 hour * Orville Wright - Brothers * Fort Meyer, Virginia Page 4 begins with column heads: "NEW WORLD RECORD IN AEROPLANE FLIGHTS" "Orville Wright Circled Above Parade Ground at Fort Meyer, Va. - Remained in the Air 57 Minutes...Smashing All Previous Records...". Twelve pages, tears at the margins, loose at the spine, older tape stains at the spine margin. Fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:00

$67.00
200037

Aviator Wilbur Wright Brothers Early Airplane Flight in France 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394203439369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Sept. 16, 1908 * Early airplane - aviation * Wilbur Wright - Brothers * Le Mans, France flight The top of the front page has a column headed: "WRIGHT BROTHERS HOLD ALL RECORDS" "For Sustained Airplane Flights by This Morning's Performance" "Wilbur Wright Today Remaned in the Air For 29 Minutes and 18 Seconds at LeMans, France--Could Have Remained in the Air Longer Had Not Gasoline Given Out". Twelve pages, tears at the margins, loose at the spine, older tape stains at the spine margin. Somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 23, 2022 09:15

$49.99
199110

Wilbur Wright Brothers Arirplanes Flight Wins 1st Michelin Cup 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165982117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Jan. 1, 1909  Page 3 has a rather inconspicuous report noting that Wilbur Wright had won the very first International Michelin Cup. The Michelin Cup was an award sponsored by the French tire manufacturer Michelin for long distance flight made in airplanes. The contest would run through 1935. The report, from LeMans, France, is headed: "Wright Winner Of Michelin Cup" and begins: "Wilbur Wright has beaten all previous aeroplane records with a flight for two hours and nine minutes..." and ends with: "By his flight Mr. Wright wins the Michelin Cup, valued at $5000." Complete in ten pages, toning at the central fold, good condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:34

$62.00
196332

Aviator WILBUR WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flight in France 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393957014246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 26, 1908 * Early airplane - aviation * Wilbur Wright - Brothers * Le Mans, France flight * Record w/ passenger (Paul Zens) Page 5 has a one column heading: "WILBUR WRIGHT CARRIES PASSENGER" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 24, 2022 10:59

$52.00
196170

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flights at Fort Myer VA 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393940319427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 4, 1908 * Early airplane flights * Orville Wright - Brothers * Fort Meyer, Virginia The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "AEROPLANE A SUCCESS AT FORT MEYER TRIALS" with related pictorial. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 16, 2022 12:48

$88.00
196073

Historic Wilbur WRIGHT BROTHERS Statue of Liberty Airplane Flight 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373926773323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Sept. 30, 1909 * Early airplane - aviation - Wilbur Wright * Wright Brothers' Famous Statue of Liberty flight Here is an issue on the historic airplane flight of Wilbur Wright around the Statue of Liberty New York City.The report is on the back page with one column headings: "WILBUR FLIES OVER HARBOR" "Circling of Statue of Liberty a Challenge to Curtiss" (see) Eight Pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label on the front page, loose along the spine, somewhat fragile, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 11, 2022 09:48

$117.00
194235

First THOMAS SELFRIDGE w/ Orville Wright 1st Airplane DEATH 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688690602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908  * Orville Wright Injured * Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed * 1st powered airplane fatality Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where the experiments were made". The article goes on to list Lieutenant Selfridge as the one who died in the crash, making him the first to die in an airplane crash. Complete in twelve pages, loose along the spine with (typical) binding holes, a few small archival mends, and quite brittle. Average fragility for the era. Page 5 has been placed on the top for ... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2022 14:59

$62.00
190271

Orville WRIGHT BROTHERS Airplane HYDROPLANE Test Flights Photos 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373583407916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 16, 1913 * Orville Wright Brothers * Hydroplane test flights The top of page 2 has a three column heading: "Orville Wright Flies Again For First Time Since Brother's Death; Perfects A New Hydroplane For Use During Floods" with subhead and 2 related photos. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 20 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends June 17, 2021 14:32

$44.00
189871

WRIGHT BROTHERS Early AIRPLANE Flying Machines Kittyhawk Testing 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393283434352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 2, 1907 * Early airplane flights * Wright Brothers The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "A SEVERE TRYOUT FOR FLYING MACHINE". (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:15

$40.00
189813

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flights at Berlin Germany 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373559480121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 18, 1909 * Early airplane flights * Orville Wright - Brothers * Tempelhof Airport * Berlin, Germany The front page has a one column heading: "ORVILLE WRIGHT MAKES NEW RECORD" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: President Taft, his cabinet, plus members of Congress composed the audience of 10,000. Following the successful flights, the Wrights received from the army $25,000, plus $2500 for each mil... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2021 14:45

$52.00
189501

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers - Early AIRPLANE Flights at Fort Myer VA 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393247151050

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 22, 1909 * Early airplane flights * Orville Wright - Brothers * Fort Meyer, Virginia * U.S. government contract ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AVIATOR FACES STRONG TESTS AT FT. MEYER" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 15, 2021 07:34

$52.00
189122

WRIGHT BROTHERS Orville Flyer Airplane & SMITHSONIAN Negotiations 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226823937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2021 14:40

$40.00
189078

Aviator WILBUR WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flight in France 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373514846948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 25, 1908 * Early airplane flights * Wilbur Wright - Brothers The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WILBUR WRIGHT MAY ATTEMPT A CHANNEL FLIGHT" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 26, 2021 13:38

$52.00
188872

Orville WRIGHT BROTHERS Airplane Glider Kitty Hawk Test Flights 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373509224734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 9, 1908 * Wright Brothers test flights * Orville & Wilbur Wright * Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, NC The front page is a one column heading: "WRIGHT BROTHERS AGAIN SUCCEED" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In May of 1908 they went back to Kitty Hawk with their 1905 Flyer to practice for their contracted demonstration flights. Their privacy was lost when several correspondents arrived on the scene. The brothers contracts required th... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2021 15:20

$57.00
188323

Aviator WILBUR WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flights MISHAP Fall 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393159511992

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 30, 1908 * Early airplane flights * Wilbur Wright - Brothers The front page has a one column heading: "Wright Has Fall Escapes Injury" See image for brief report. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 26, 2021 13:02

$44.00
187959

ROBERT G. FOWLER Aviation Pioneer Trancontinental Airplane Flight 1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130718614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 23, 1911 * Aviator Robert G. Fowler - early aviation pioneer * 1st transcontinental airplane flight (stages) (W to E) * Wright Brothers Model B biplane The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AVIATOR FOWLER AGAIN FAILS TO CROSS HIGH MOUNTAINS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Robert George Fowler was an early aviation pioneer and was the first person to make a west-to-east transcontinental flight in sta... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:41

$40.00
187806

Aviator WILBUR WRIGHT Brothers Early AIRPLANE Flight in France 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453773568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 5, 1908 * Early airplane flights * Wilbur Wright - Brothers The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WILBUR WRIGHT SURPRISES THE FRENCH" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:19

$88.00
187232

SAMUEL LANGLEY AERODROME Airplane Flying Machine Flight Failure 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373434135441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 8, 1903 * Samuel Pierpont Langley * Aerodrome flying machine failure * Early Aviation before Wright Brothers The front page has a one column heading: "MACHINE FLEW--INTO THE RIVER" with subhead. (see) The Wright Brothers would make their historic flight just a few months later. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2021 07:00

$57.00
177130

AUTOMATIC STABILIZER Orville Wright Brothers Airplane Invention 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566707711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Jan. 5, 1914 * Orville Wright Brothers * "Automatic stabilizer" invention * Wright Model E airplane aeroplane * FRONT LEAF ONLY ******* The top of the front page has a photo of Orville Wright along with illustration of the Wright Model E with heading: "Says He Has Revolutionized Flying". (see) Also one column headings that include: "For Safety In Flight" "Invention Insures It, Says Wright" "Declares Problem of Automatic Stability in Air Has Been Solved" and more. (see) Complete article from Dayton, Ohio is all on the front page. A very historic report in aviation. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light toning and minor wear at the margins, great report as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:13

$172.00
142265

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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