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

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


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ARCHIBALD HOXSEY, ARCH HOXSEY, TROPHIES,WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1910:
$95,000

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 USAAND 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 ANGELES

20 YEARS OF RESEARCH I KNOW OF NO TROPHIES
CONNECTED TO WRIGHT BROTHERS IN PRIVATE HANDS

OR WRIGHT BROTHERS

SO RARE

FEW DINGS SEE PHOTOS 40 PLUS

NEED A PAYMENT PLAN NOT A PROBLEM

NO 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

RECORD11,474 FEET
DOMINGUEZ FIELD DEC. 26th 1910

PRESENTED BY

LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

SECONDINTERNATIONAL 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.LOUISTO :

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




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