Orville Wright

Wright, Orville. Printed check accomplished and signed, (3 x 8 ¼ in.; 78 x 220 mm.), Dayton, 7 January 1928; with perforated paid stamp with date of 11 January 1928.

Orville writes a check for the sum of $12.50 to The Rike-Kumler Company. Commonly known as Rike’s, the Dayton department store was famous for its annual tradition of animated window displays. From the date of the present check, it appears Orville Wright had done some holiday shopping at Rike’s.


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