Lot 9006: Original wing fabric swatch, 2 x 2.25, excised from the Curtiss NC-4. The brown swatch is affixed to a 15 x 20 piece of textured cover stock paper with a 10 x 8 photo of the aircraft flying over the ocean. Printed beneath the original fabric is a description of the airplane's historic trans-Atlantic flight. In fine condition, with uniform irregular toning from previous display. The Curtiss NC-4 was the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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