WILBUR WRIGHT AND THE COMPAGNIE. 1. Autograph Note Signed ("Wilbur Wright"), 1 p, postcard, Berlin, May 6, 1911, to Georges Tharel, a director of the Compagnie Générale de Navigation Aérienne (C.G.N.A.), thanking him for a letter and enclosure and saying it amused him.
Lot 39
WILBUR WRIGHT AND THE COMPAGNIE. 1. Autograph Note Signed ("Wilbur Wright"), 1 p, postcard, Berlin, May 6, 1911, to Georges Tharel, a director of the Compagnie Générale de Navigation Aérienne (C.G.N.A.), thanking him for a letter and enclosure and saying it amused him.
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£2,500 - 3,800

Lot Details
WILBUR WRIGHT AND THE COMPAGNIE.
1. Autograph Note Signed ("Wilbur Wright"), 1 p, postcard, Berlin, May 6, 1911, to Georges Tharel, a director of the Compagnie Générale de Navigation Aérienne (C.G.N.A.), thanking him for a letter and enclosure and saying it amused him.
2. Sepia-toned photograph of Tharel posing by a Flyer, 4½ x 7 inches laid on larger mount, signed below by photographer Henri Manuel.
3. Small printed leaflet regarding the C.G.N.A., 4 pp, Paris, c.1911, 2 illustrations after photographs.

Founded by Lazare Weiller, the C.G.N.A. licensed the rights to manufacture and sell Wright airplanes in France. Autograph letters by Wilbur of any length are rare, as he died in May 1912 from typhoid.
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