Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Orville Wright Typed Letter Signed. One page, 7.25" x 10.5", Dayton, Ohio; June 13, 1919. Addressed to a Professor Joesph W. Roe on Wright's personalized letterhead. It reads in full: "Katherine and I expect to arrive in New Haven some time Tuesday morning. We are not yet acquainted with the time of the trains between New York and New Haven, but we will let you know in advance about when we shall arrive. We are looking forward to our visit with you with great pleasure." Signed, "Orville Wright."

    Joseph W. Roe (1871-1960) was a mechanical engineer who taught at Sheffield Scientific School and New York University. During World War II he was a consultant for the Navy.

    Condition: Wrinkled with smoothed folds.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    19th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 32
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 196

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on May 19, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 December 9 - 10 Books Signature Auction.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search