Orville Wright (1871-1948) signed check from The Winters National Bank & Trust Co., Dayton, Ohio, to Mabel Beck for $68.23, dated November 6, 1942. Ink stamp, top left, punch indicating that the check was paid, center. Includes a black and white copy of a photograph of the first flight of the Wright Flyer, December 17, 1903. Gilt metal placard reading "Orville Wright/1871-1948" center of frame. Items housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame with gilt wood rabbet edge and navy felt lining. Sights range in size from 3 1/4" H x 8 5/8" W to 4" H x 5 1/2" W. Framed – 18 7/8" H x 15 5/8" W. Second quarter 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Celia (Cece) Webb, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition not examined outside of frame.
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