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    A Portion of Original Wing Fabric From the Wright Vin Fiz Flyer. A 2" x 2" portion of the original fabric from the Vin Fiz Flyer which on September 17, 1911, piloted by Calbraith Perry Rodgers became the first plane to successfully make a transcontinental flight, completed in 82 hours with an average speed of 62 mph with seventy landings en route. Mounted with a sepia reproduction image of the aircraft, the entire tableau has an overall size of 15" x 20". This wonderful relic of early aviation history comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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