ARCHIBALD HOXSEY, ARCH HOXSEY, TROPHIES,WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1910




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ARCHIBALD HOXSEY, ARCH HOXSEY, TROPHIES,WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1910:
$95000.0


PACKING SHIPPING OUT MY DOOR MAY TAKE UP TO 10 WORKING DAYS INSURANCE IS A MUST VERY EARLY FAMOUS AVIATOR - ARCHIBALD " ARCH " HOXSEY - 1884 / 1910 - PILOT / MECHANIC. FIRST CREW {5} WORKING FOR THE WRIGHT BROTHERS - FIRST FLYING SCHOOL - STAFF PILOT FIRST PILOT EVER TO FLY AT NIGHT IN THE USA AND A NUMBER OF OTHER FIRST FLEW THE FIRST US PRESIDENT TEDDY ROOSEVELT ON A FOUR MINUTE FLIGHT FROM KINLOCK FIELD IN ST. LOUIS MISSOURI - ALMOST GOT FIRED BY ORVILL WRIGHT FOR THIS RISKY FLIGHT. DECEMBER 30th. 1910, ARCH SET AN ALTITUDE RECORD OF 11,474 FEET IN A WRIGHT FLYER DEC. 31st 1910, HE ATTEMPTED TO BEAT THAT RECORD ...... CRASHED AND DIED - 26 YEARS OLD DIED THE LAST DAY OF THE YEAR , DEC. 31, 1910 - LOS ANGELES20 YEARS OF RESEARCH I KNOW OF NO TROPHIES CONNECTED TO WRIGHT BROTHERS IN PRIVATE HANDSOR WRIGHT BROTHERSSO RAREFEW DINGS SEE PHOTOS 40 PLUSNEED A PAYMENT PLAN NOT A PROBLEMNO REPAIR WORK HAS BEEN DONE SPRINGFIELD, OHIO TO ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI - SET A NEW NON-STOP DISTANCE RECORD , 104 MILES, AT NIGHT HOXSEY STREET WAS ESTABLISHED IN HIS MEMORY IN LOS ANGELES - STREET SURVIVED UP TO 1970 ARCH HOXSEY - DIED BEFORE HE COULD RECEIVE BOTH OF THESE TROPHIES BOTH OF THESE TROPHIES WERE ON DISPLAY AFTER HIS DEATH IN LONG BEACH JEWELRY SHOP IN HIS MEMORY FOR TWO MONTHS WENT MISSING FOR 100 YEARS ENDED UP IN HAWAII AND WAS SAVED FROM BEING MELTED DOWN FOR SCRAP METAL 20 YEARS AGO TALL STERLING TROPHY CUP - 6 POUNDS PLUS STANDS : 17 1/2 INCHES ----- DIAMETER AT TOP OPENING ONLY : 9 5/8 INCHES BOWL IS DEEP : 7 3/4 INCHES MAKER : GORHAM { HALLMARKED } STERLING / 12 1/2 PINTS / NO # A 4995 HAMMERED BY GORHAM - ENGRAVED ON THREE { 3 } SIDES AWARDED TO WINNER HIGHEST ALTITUDE CONTEST DOMINGUEZ FIELD / 1910 AWARD TO ARCH HOXSEY HIGHEST ALTITUDE FLIGHT RECORD 11,474 FEET DOMINGUEZ FIELD DEC. 26th 1910 PRESENTED BY LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SECOND INTERNATIONAL AVIATION MEET DOMINGUEZ FIELD CAL. DECEMBER 24 JANUARY 3 --- 1910 -- '11 -- CONDITION : NEEDS A FINE HAND POLISHING - A FEW LITTLE DINGS ON CENTER OF BOWL AND VERY EASY TO REPAIR SECOND TROPHY TRAY - STERLING - 2 LBS PLUS DIAMETER : 14 INCHES CENTER ENGRAVED PRESENTED BY THE AERO CLUB OF ST.LOUIS TO : ARICH HOXSEY COMMEMORATING HIS FLIGHT WRIGHT BIPLANE FROM SPRINGFIELD, MO. OCT 8th 1910 A DEED OF SKILL AND DARING SEE HOW CLOSE THE DATE'S ARE ON BOTH TROPHIES CONDITION : ALSO NEEDS A FINE HAND POLISHING WILL ALSO SHIP INTERNATIONAL BOTH TROPHIES MUST GO TOGETHER BOTH ARE VERY THICK SILVER VERY HIGH QUALITY In November 1911 the Wright Brothers disbanded their exhibition team, after the fatal crashes of their two most popular pilots, Ralph Johnston and Arch Hoxsey. NO OTHER TROPHIES

ARCHIBALD HOXSEY, ARCH HOXSEY, TROPHIES,WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1910:
$95000.0

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