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BNPS.co.uk (01202 558833)<br />
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First power plane in 1903, Kittyhawk, NC.<br />
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A fascinating archive of previously unseen photographs documenting the Wright Brothers' pioneering advances in early flight has come to light.<br />
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The black and white photos chart Wilbur and Orville Wright's work developing their rudimentary aircraft in the years following their historic first powered flight in 1903.<br />
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The collection was compiled by aviation enthusiast Walt Burton, who bought two albums of photos of the Wright Brothers from Frank Hermes, a businessman who paid the pair to fly his freight around.<br />
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It expected to fetch upwards of £20,000 when it goes under the hammer at Swann Auction Galleries.