Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
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Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

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CURTISS, Glenn  (1878-1930). American aviator and inventor. He set motorcycle speed records and won a trophy for the first public airplane flight of a kilometer in the U.S. (1908). He demonstrated the first practical seaplane and he developed the “Jenny”. Curtiss opened the first flying school in the U.S. He built the first heavier-than-air flying craft intended for transatlantic flight.  He built over 5,000 planes for military use during WWI. He developed the Wasp, Navy Curtiss (NC) flying boat that made the first Atlantic crossing  (1919). Curtiss is called the Father of U.S. naval aviation. He received the Aero Club of America’s first U.S. Pilot’s license #1. Document signed, 6 pages: “Glenn H. Curtiss, C.M. Keyes, Curtiss Engineering Corporation and Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corporation” December 13, 1920.  This Memorandum list all the Securities Outstanding and the Assets for Curtiss Engineering Corporation.   Plan: Mr. Curtiss to sell to Aeroplane and Aeroplane to buy from Mr. Curtiss $400,000 preferred stock etc.  A total of 5pages of agreements including Aeroplane to purchase the plant for $662,713,37 and listing the payment plan. Memorandum signed by Glenn H. Curtiss and C.M. Keyes and also by the Vice-President of Curtiss Engineering Corporation and the Vice-President of Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corporation. In excellent condition.................$895.00





 


Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
Serving Collectors, Libraries, Institutions, Autograph Galleries and Dealers with
Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

7155 Sand Crest View, Colorado Springs, CO 80923 USA ~ Phone (561) 315-3622 ~ skoschal@aol.com