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Lot 389

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A collection of five pieces including Zeppelin commander HUGO ECKNER signature on a 1 3/4" x 3" card (with two tiny pieces of ribbon affixed just to left of signature; explorer, FREDERICK A. COOK A.L.S. 1p. 8vo, Chicago, Mar. 21, 1930, writing in part: "...Let me express my appreciation for your kindly letter and your friendly interest in my work..."; astronaut, JIM IRWIN I.S.P. 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" postcard portrait of Irwin standing on the lunar surface saluting the American flag; S.P. 8" x 10" b/w photo of transatlantic balloonists, MAXIE ANDERSON, BEN ABRUZZO, and LARRY NEWMAN; a sketch of the Rutan Voyager the first plane to fly around the world without refueling or landing signed by its designer BURT RUTAN together with pilots, DICK RUTAN and JEANA YEAGER. Together, five pieces in very good condition.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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