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A MODERN SILVER MODEL OF THE WRIGHT FLYER,

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This Lot is transferred to Christie’s Redstone Post-Sale Facility in Long Island City after 5.00 pm on the last day of the sale. They will be available at Redstone on the following Monday. Property may be transferred at Christie’s discretion following the sale and we advise that you contact Purchaser Payments on +1 212 636 2495 to confirm your property’s location at any given time.
A MODERN SILVER MODEL OF THE WRIGHT FLYER,

20TH CENTURY,

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A MODERN SILVER MODEL OF THE WRIGHT FLYER, 20TH CENTURY, mounted on a wood stand, marked 'Sterling', with plexi cover The silver model 12½in. (31.8 cm.) wide
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This lot is offered without reserve.
This Lot is transferred to Christie’s Redstone Post-Sale Facility in Long Island City after 5.00 pm on the last day of the sale. They will be available at Redstone on the following Monday. Property may be transferred at Christie’s discretion following the sale and we advise that you contact Purchaser Payments on +1 212 636 2495 to confirm your property’s location at any given time.

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The culmination of four years' research and development by Orville and Wilbur Wright, on December 17, 1903 in Kittyhawk, NC, the Wright Flyer became the first powered heavier-than-air flying machine to take flight. The flight lasted twelve seconds and traveled 36 meters. The Flyer is now in the collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

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