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Automobile Blueprints

Description: Two automobile blueprints on paper, one for a 43-A-Brougham by Olds Motor Works; Brougham 36 x 32 in., other blueprint 36 x 24 in. Categories: Manuscripts, Books and Archives Condition: Damage to paper edges.

Mar 16, 2017
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5723140
TOMMI PARZINGER Blueprints,...

1529 TOMMI PARZINGER Blueprints,... TOMMI PARZINGER (1903 - 1981);; Collection of original blueprints, drawings, and other ephemera, New York, second half 20th c.; Many marked with Parzinger Originals logo; Largest blueprint: 75" x 36 1/2"; Provenance: The Sylvia Hoffman Collection Beautifully rendered drawings. Normal light losses and folds, particularly to larger blueprints. Good overall condition. Sale Price: $6,250 Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Oct 18, 2015
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Maritime Blueprints and Plans, Plus

Description: American, early-mid-20th century. A collection of nautical blueprints and plans (both copies and originals) for various Great Lakes vessels including the James Laughlin, the Laurence C Turner, and Great Lakes Towing Co. tugs, all housed in a decorative Great Lakes Towing funnel stand, PLUS a brass plaque for the Laurence C Turner; oah. 45.75, dia. 11 in. Categories: Collectibles Condition: Some wear and aging. If you would like a complete list of the plans included, please conta...

Sep 17, 2016
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TOMMI PARZINGER Blueprints, drawings and ephemera

Description: TOMMI PARZINGER (1903 - 1981)Collection of original blueprints, drawings, and other ephemera, New York, second half 20th c. Many marked with Parzinger Originals logo Largest blueprint: 75NULL x 36 1/2NULLProvenance: The Sylvia Hoffman Collection Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: Beautifully rendered drawings. Normal light losses and folds, particularly to larger blueprints. Good overall condition.

Oct 18, 2015
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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT Set of six blueprints

Description: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959) LLYOD WRIGHT (1890 - 1978) Six blueprints for the Hollywood Play Resort and Stables for Huntington Hartford, ca. 1948 Each signed in print FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, LLOYD WRIGHT ASSOCIATE and chop mark Most: 36NULL x 36 3/4NULL Categories: 20th Century Design Condition:

Feb 27, 2016
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Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005) Blueprints for a New Museum

Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005) Blueprints for a New Museum screenprint in colours, 1980, on wove paper, signed, dated, inscribed A/P and dedicated For Alan in pencil, an artist's proof aside from the edition, with wide margins, in very good condition; together with three other prints by the artist , each signed and dated in pencil, inscribed For Elizabeth, For Angela, For Micaela respectively, all in very good condition, each framed Image 545 x 405 mm., Sheet 710 x 560 mm. (and smaller) (4)

May 19, 2016
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JOHN BANTING (1902-1972) The 100th Lie, from: 12 Blueprints

JOHN BANTING (1902-1972) The 100th Lie, from: 12 Blueprints cyanotype (blueprint), 1931, on wove paper, signed, dated, titled and numbered 1/100 in black ink, the full sheet, tipped at the corners to the original grey-brown backing sheet (as issued), in very good condition, framed Image & Sheet 243 x 138 mm.

Sep 19, 2017
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Cooper's Gemini 5 Training Blueprints - USED BY COOPER DURING 1965

Control System Orbit Attitude Maneuver System (OAMS) Propulsion. Mission: GT-5 . NASA Manned Spacecraft Center, 11 May 1965. Single sheet, 11 by 17 inches. Issued to Gordon Cooper and features control valves with fuel/oxidizer lines plus electrical line schematics of the Gemini spacecraft OAMS rocket propulsion system. WITH: Spacecraft 5 Estimated OAMS Propellant Depletion with Permeation Effects Included. Single sheet, 11 by 17 inches. Plots the percentage of usable propellant quantity (338...

Jul 20, 2017
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7991360
(ENGINEERING) BUICK MOTOR COMPANY. A group of blueprints for early Buick automobiles.

Description: (ENGINEERING) BUICK MOTOR COMPANY A group of three blueprints for early Buick automobiles (66 x 91 cm. each). Estimate $ 400-600 Categories: Manuscripts, Books and Archives Condition: No Entry No Entry: No Entry

Nov 02, 2016
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Lunar surface equipment blueprints - SIGNED BY ASTRONAUTS WHO USED THE TOOLS ON THE MOON

Small Keeper - Lunar Dust Brush blueprint. NASA, Houston, TX, January 31, 1970, 22 x 34 inches, enlarged scale of 2 to 1. Revised February 24, 1970.

Jul 20, 2017
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Frank Lloyd Wright set of eight blueprints for the the Harry E. Brown residence, Genesco, IL

USA, 1906<br />blueprints<br />18 h &times; 36 w in (46 &times; 91 cm) <i>Frank Lloyd Wright Monograph 1902-1906</i>, Pfeiffer and Futugawa, pg. 251 Collection of Harry E. Brown | Thence by descent | Private Collection, Evanston, IL

Jun 07, 2018
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2080563
SIGNATURE AND DRAWINGS. Jyväskylä City Theatre, Arkkitehtitoimisto Alvar Aalto &amp; Co.

Booklet with drawings of Jyväskylä City Theatre, 8 pages and 16 st blueprints.

Sep 03, 2016
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John Banting

UNTITLED, FROM ALBUM OF 12 BLUEPRINTS Blueprint, 1931-2, signed in black ink, dated, on thin wove paper mounted to a brown backing sheet (as issued)

Sep 28, 2016
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YACHTING - LARGE GROUP OF MARINE ARCHITECT'S DRAWINGS BY FREDERICK M. HOYT

Approximately 53 marine architect's drawings on translucent drafting paper, black ink with some occasional red, most signed lower right "designed by | Frederick M. Hoyt Naval Architect" or similar formulation (one signed by Charles D. Mower), most in scale of 3/8 in. or 3/4 in. = 1 foot, widely differing sizes, from 6 x 10 1/4 in. to 18 3/4 x 39 in. (151 x 264 mm to 474 x 992 mm), together with 3 printed blueprints; drawings generally very good to fine condition with occasional edge fading, b...

Jun 13, 2017
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Yachting - LARGE GROUP OF MARINE ARCHITECT'S DRAWINGS BY CURTIS D. MABRY

Approximately 20 marine architect's drawings on translucent drafting paper, black ink, most signed lower right "Curtis D. Mabry | Naval Archt" or "Lambie & Mabry | Naval Architects — Marine Engineers," similar formulation (one signed by Charles D. Mower), scales range from 1/8 in. to 1/2 in. = 1 foot, widely differing sizes, from 11 1/4 x 16 3/4 in. to 28 x 41 3/4 in. (287 x 427 mm to 710 x 1061 mm), together with 11 simpler line plans on thin or heavy drafting paper (10 pencil one ink) and 7...

Jun 13, 2017
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5167491
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT Set of six...

756 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT Set of six... Six blueprints for the Hollywood Play Resort and Stables for Huntington Hartford, ca. 1948; Each signed in print FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, LLOYD WRIGHT ASSOCIATE and chop mark; Most: 36" x 36 3/4" Sale Price: $1,375 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Feb 27, 2016
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Fuller, R. Buckminster

The collection includes 4 TLSs and 2 ALS from Fuller to Billingsley, one with a sketch enclosed, 10 pp., 1945–48 — drawings and blueprints by Billingsley of a Round House based on Fuller's concepts — tearsheets and offprints of articles by Fuller. A complete listing is available upon request.

Dec 14, 2015
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6473765
HUGH NEWELL JACOBSON

Description: Coffee table, Vero Beach FL, 1990s Patinated steel, marble Unmarked Provenance: includes architect's blueprints, original New Jersey residents commissioned by the artist 18NULL 60NULL 24NULL Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: Base shows some scuffs. Minor oxidation. Top has some minor chips to various edges. Good overall condition.

Aug 27, 2016
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5160803
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959);...

863 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959);... FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959); LLYOD WRIGHT (1890 - 1978); Set of six blueprints for the Hollywood Play Resort and stables; Titled, and each signed in print FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, LLOYD WRIGHT ASSOCIATE and chop mark; Most: 35" x 38" Sale Price: $2,500 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Feb 13, 2015
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6473767
HUGH NEWELL JACOBSON

Description: Pair of loveseats, Vero Beach, FL, 1990s Enameled steel, upholstery Unmarked Provenance: includes architect's blueprints Each: 28NULL x 60NULL x 38 1/2NULL Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: Enameled frames: show minor scuffs, scratches to original finish. Upholstery is sun faded, torn, and stained. Padding is soft, fair to good overall condition.

Aug 27, 2016
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6473771
HUGH NEWELL JACOBSON

Description: Long console table, Vero Beach, FL, 1990s Patinated steel, marble Unmarked Provenance: includes architect's blueprints, original New Jersey residents commissioned by the artist 24 1/2NULL x 96NULL x 12NULL Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: Base shows some scuffs. Minor oxidation. Top has some minor chips to various edges. Good overall condition.

Aug 27, 2016
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6473775
HUGH NEWELL JACOBSON

Description: Long console table, Vero Beach, FL, 1990s Patinated steel, marble Unmarked Provenance: includes architect's blueprints, original New Jersey residents commissioned by the artist 24 1/2NULL x 96NULL x 12NULL Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: Base shows some scuffs. Minor oxidation. Top has some minor chips to various edges. Good overall condition.

Aug 27, 2016
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5567857
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959);...

862 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959);... FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959); LLYOD WRIGHT (1890 - 1978); Set of ten blueprints for the Cottage Group Center for Huntington Hartford, ca. 1948; Each signed in print FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, LLOYD WRIGHT ASSOCIATE and chop mark; Most: 36" x 36 3/4" Sale Price: $2,000 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Feb 13, 2015
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5722076
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959);...

865 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959);... FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959); LLYOD WRIGHT (1890 - 1978); Set of six blueprints (four large and two small) for Huntington Hartford and the cottage ground center, ca. 1948; Each signed in print Frank Lloyd Architect, Lloyd Wright Associate, with chopmark; Largest: 36" x 61", all different sizes Sale Price: $1,500 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Feb 13, 2015
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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959);...

864 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959);... FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867 - 1959); LLYOD WRIGHT (1890 - 1978); Set of seven blueprints for Huntington Hartford and the Hollywood Play Resort and Cottage Group Center, ca. 1948; Each signed in print either FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT or LLOYD WRIGHT ASSOCIATE with chop mark; Largest: 36" x 76", all different sizes. Sale Price: $2,750 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Feb 13, 2015
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7252802
TOMMI PARZINGER Coffee table

Description: TOMMI PARZINGER (1903 - 1981)PARZINGER ORIGINALSCoffee table (no. 222), New York, 1960s Matte-chromed steel, brass, lacquered wood Branded, Parzinger Originals 16 1/2NULL x 52NULL x 24NULLProvenance: The Sylvia Hoffman Collection Literature: Parzinger Originals Inc. catalogue (unpaginated) Note: Complete with original drawings and blueprints. Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: Some light oxidation to frames and scuffs to lacquer and glass.

Oct 18, 2015
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6473776
HUGH NEWELL JACOBSON

Description: Dining table, Vero Beach, FL, 1990s Patinated steel, travertine Unmarked Provenance: includes architect's blueprints, original New Jersey residents commissioned by the artist 29 1/2NULL x 60NULL x 54NULL Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: Base shows little to no wear. Original top, has some light chips to corner and minor flea bites to edges. Some scuffs and minor yellowing evenly to top.

Aug 27, 2016
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6463879
HUGH NEWELL JACOBSON

Description: Dining table, Vero Beach, FL, 1990s Patinated steel, travertine Unmarked Provenance: includes architect's blueprints, original New Jersey residents commissioned by the artist 29 1/2NULL x 60NULL x 54NULL Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: Base shows little to no wear. Original top, has some light chips to corner and minor flea bites to edges. Some scuffs and minor yellowing evenly to top.

Aug 27, 2016
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7254437
TOMMI PARZINGER Ninety-four pieces of hardware

Description: TOMMI PARZINGER (1903 - 1981)PARZINGER ORIGINALSNinety-four pieces of hardware for #500 series, including pulls, knobs, back plates, and hooks, New York, 1960s Brass, nickeled brass Unmarked Largest: 14 3/4NULL x 3/4NULL x 1 3/4NULLProvenance: The Sylvia Hoffman Collection Note: Complete with original drawings and blueprints Categories: 20th Century Design Condition: A few pieces have light oxidation, good overall condition.

Oct 17, 2015
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153601
Ferrari. Collection pressure from Maranello. (3)

Ferrari. Collection pressure from Maranello. Derived from Event in Maranello, where artists signed print a single night. Some racers also participated, and one of the posters, &#39;Regazzoni&#39;, was signed by Clay Regazzoni. The signature of the artist Nicholas Watts. Furthermore, a numbered blueprints, 326/3000, marking the third anniversary of Enzo Ferrari&#39;s death. Clear traces of the mouse on the edges of the posters. (3)

Dec 08, 2015
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5723142
TOMMI PARZINGER Coffee table

1515 TOMMI PARZINGER Coffee table TOMMI PARZINGER (1903 - 1981); PARZINGER ORIGINALS; Coffee table (no. 222), New York, 1960s; Matte-chromed steel, brass, lacquered wood; Branded, Parzinger Originals; 16 1/2" x 52" x 24"; Provenance: The Sylvia Hoffman Collection; Literature: Parzinger Originals Inc. catalogue (unpaginated); Note: Complete with original drawings and blueprints. Some light oxidation to frames and scuffs to lacquer and glass. Sale Price: $5,000 Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

Oct 18, 2015
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TOMMI PARZINGER Ninety-four pieces...

884 TOMMI PARZINGER Ninety-four pieces... TOMMI PARZINGER (1903 - 1981); PARZINGER ORIGINALS; Ninety-four pieces of hardware for #500 series, including pulls, knobs, back plates, and hooks, New York, 1960s; Brass, nickeled brass; Unmarked; Largest: 14 3/4" x 3/4" x 1 3/4"; Provenance: The Sylvia Hoffman Collection; Note: Complete with original drawings and blueprints A few pieces have light oxidation, good overall condition. Sale Price: $3,250 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Oct 17, 2015
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5670230
Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005)

Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005) Blueprints for a New Museum screenprint in colours, 1980, on wove paper, signed, dated, inscribed A/P and dedicated For Alan in pencil, an artist's proof aside from the edition, with wide margins, in very good condition; together with three other prints by the artist , each signed and dated in pencil, inscribed For Elizabeth, For Angela, For Micaela respectively, all in very good condition, each framed Image 545 x 405 mm., Sheet 710 x 560 mm. (and smaller) (4)

May 19, 2016
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R. Buckminster Fuller collection of ephemera

USA<br />mixed media Included in this collection, alongside various annotated geodesic dome blueprints, product details and several magazine and newspaper clippings concerning domes, are correspondence between Buckminster Fuller and the architect W.B. Van Geller. Fuller hand-wrote and signed a four-page letter to Geller, dated 1957, giving further detail of the construction of a plywood geodesic dome. The client, likely Ernest Callenbach, is noted in the type-written letters. This lot also in...

Dec 14, 2017
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7440951
Tiffany Sterling Winged Eagle Cane

Description: American, circa 1900 and later, original eagle head cane handle with later applied silver wings to top of cane and tip, original cane head with marks for Tiffany, later engraved monogram NULLDRTNULL and monogram on original cane top, 36-1/4 in.; good condition; with Tiffany blueprints of design for the later wings, NULLfor Don Tharpe - design for addition to silver can handle #1/-plus matching silver tipNULL, NULL© TIFFANY & CO. 1991NULL, 20 x 16 in. (sight); painted black and gi...

Jun 13, 2015
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Ef32811562c2bb420f0712c4f7201cf32bb48069

Archive of Albert Edward Peter Griessen (1875–1935) – Town-planning and horticultural projects undertaken at Muttra, Kapurthala, Lucknow, and Meerut, and for the Maharajahs of Dholpur and Rewah, c.1915-c.1921. Plan of Gardens at Kapurthala , large pen and wash plan on tracing paper (c.143 x c.190cm), 1917, with four further design drawings on tracing paper, one for the Rose Garden (these up to 262 x 106cm); [ And: ] Muttra Approved Town Planning Scheme , pen plan on tracing paper (85 x105cm),...

Jul 12, 2017
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Teatro

GUILLERMO KUITCA (B. 1961) Teatro signed and dated 'Guillermo Kuitca, 1999' (lower right) faintly signed 'Guillermo Kuitca' (lower left) watercolor on Xerox reproduction 11 x 8 ½ in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm.) Executed in 1999. PROVENANCE Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam (acquired from the artist). Acquired from the above by the present owner. An artistic prodigy, the Argentine artist Guillermo Kuitca had his first exhibition in 1974 at the tender age of 13. Since then, he has distinguished himself a...

Nov 30, 2016
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Archive of Albert Edward Peter Griessen (1875–1935) – New Delhi, 1913-1922. Imperial Delhi: Index Plan of Lay-out , large lithographic map on 4 joined sheets (130 x 164cm), [c.1913]. Mounted on linen terminating in wooden batons, scale 12 inches: 1 mile (1:5280), hand-coloured urban zoning with associated key on right-hand side, stencilled ‘C.E. 628/4’, printed label reading ‘ISSUED FOR GOVERNMENT USE ONLY/ INDENT NO [left blank] SHEET NO [‘4700’ added by hand]’, annotated in red ‘TO BE RETUR...

Jul 12, 2017
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7451957
Wright Brothers, Sketches Made on Brown Paper During Reconstruction of Wright 1905 Flyer, Attributed to Orville Wright

Description: Louis P. Christman (1893-1972) As an employee of National Cash Register, with his experience in aircraft and machine design, Louis P. Christman was called upon by prominent engineer and inventor, Colonel Edward Deeds, to undertake the restoration of the 1905 Wright Flyer, which resides at Carillon Park, Dayton, Ohio. Christman was given the opportunity to work closely with Orville Wright in order to produce an accurate set of drawings, or blueprints, for the 1900, 1901, and 1902...

Jun 12, 2015
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GRIESSEN, A.E.P. (1875-1935). Collection of approx. 26 printed and manuscript maps depicting town and garden-planning projects in Delhi, Agra, Patna and elsewhere, 1909-1922 and undated.

GRIESSEN, A.E.P. (1875-1935). Collection of approx. 26 printed and manuscript maps depicting town and garden-planning projects in Delhi, Agra, Patna and elsewhere, 1909-1922 and undated. The hand-coloured plans comprise: New Delhi: 'Triangular lay out ... Gurdwara Garden, New Delhi' (by W.H. Nichols, 1000 x 670mm) Delhi Durbar, 1911: a large plan of 'Coronation Durbar, Delhi, 1911', showing the overall layout and relation to the city of Delhi and Yamuna River, surveyed by Lt P.C.S. Hobart, R....

Jul 11, 2018
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7451955
Wright Brothers, Sketches of Gasket Fittings for the Wright 1905 Flyer, Attributed to Orville Wright

Description: Pencil sketches of gasket fittings for the engine water pump of the 1905 Wright Flyer, on brown paper envelope, 4.5 x 7.5 in. Orville Wright's address is typed at top left:  Dr. Orville Wright 15 North Broadway, Dayton, Ohio.   Although unsigned, based on information the consignor received from his grandfather, Christman, it is believed that these two sketches/tracings were made in Orville Wright's hand, as well as the penciled notes. These sketches were given to Christman in a ...

Jun 12, 2015
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7451939
Wright Brothers, Original Drawings & Working Copies Made at the Smithsonian by Louis P. Christman, with Notes from Orville Wright

Description: Lot of 150+ items, featuring over approx. 125 original sketches and drawings made by Louis P. Christman while at the Smithsonian. Many of the sketches are NULLworking copiesNULL that were used NULLout of the buildingNULL - with some notes and corrections made in red, believed to have been added by Orville Wright, plus notes added by Christman. The mathematical data shown was done in the Smithsonian or when Christman returned to Dayton and conferred with Colonel Edward Deeds and O...

Jun 12, 2015
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7451862
Wright Brothers, Collection of Photographs Documenting Various Flights, Ca 1901-1928, Plus

Description: Lot of 140+, featuring 125 silver gelatin photographs, most related to the Wright Brothers' airplanes, with a portion printed from original negatives and a portion that appear to be photographic enlargements or copy prints, made ca 1947-1948, almost all approx. 8 x 10 in. The majority of the photographs include Louis P. Christman's Dayton, OH, address label on verso, as well as written or typed notes identifying the photo's subject matter. Some are also stamped with a 1947 or 194...

Jun 12, 2015
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7451947
Wright Brothers, Louis P. Christman's Working Notebook, Including Diagrams, Stock Requisitions, Sketches, and Other Correspondence on Reconstruction of the Wright Flyer

Description: Lot of over 250 notes and related receipts, documents, manuscripts, and photocopied materials compiled and/or accumulated by Louis P. Christman while working on the reconstruction of the 1905 Wright Flyer, most dated ca 1948-1949. Many of the original documents are signed by Christman or other individuals involved in the reconstruction project.  br> Among the many documents, Christman's NULLworking notebookNULL contains the following highlights: approx. 30 stock requisitions, wi...

Jun 12, 2015
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7451937
Goggles & Lenses Used by Louis P. Christman During Test Flights, Ca 1910s

Description: Lot of approx. 13 items, featuring the goggles and lenses that were used by Louis P. Christman during test flights (with other pilots) in open cockpit airplanes. This work was done prior to and during World War I, when Christman was working at Dayton Wright Aeroplane.    The consignor shares the following quote obtained from Christman during the Oral History Project of 1967:    NULL...in later years, in 1917, I flew with Howard Reinhart, on radiator tests. That is where I had to...

Jun 12, 2015
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7451934
Wright Brothers, Collection of Cloth Samples Considered for the Reconstruction of the Wright 1905 Flyer, Carillon Park, Dayton, OH

Description: Lot of 12 cloth samples that were considered for covering the reconstruction of the 1905 Wright Flyer, ranging in size from 6 x 6.5 in. to 28 x 41.5 in.  The original fabric used on the 1903 Flyer was called the NULLPride of the West,NULL which was unbleached muslin that was also used on the 1904 and 1905 Flyers. The warp and woof was approximately 108 (threads per inch).    In 1925, the NULLPride of the WestNULL was still made available by American Bleached Goods Co., NY, and ...

Jun 12, 2015
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Elmer Sperry, American Inventor and Father of the Gyro Compass, Photographic and Manuscript Archive

Description: Elmer Sperry, American Inventor and Father of the Gyro Compass, Photographic and Manuscript Archive Born just before the Civil War, Oct. 21, 1860 near Cortland, NY, Elmer Sperry (1860-1930) showed natural mechanical skills even as a young child. In high school he excelled in science and drawing, the latter being useful in designing and explaining his inventions. At 19 he had invented an arc-lighting system, with help from local Cortland Wagon Company. He moved to Chicago to sell ...

Jun 10, 2016
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