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Auction Description for IAA: Autographs
Viewing Notes:
Week before sale by appointment only. Day of sale at the venue from 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/iaa

741 lots | 739 with images

December 15, 2012

Live Auction

Radisson Edwardian Hotel

140 Bath Road

Heathrow, UB3 5AW United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)115 845 1010

Fax: +44 (0)115 845 1009

Email: info@autographauctions.co.uk

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EDISON THOMAS: (1847-1931) American Inventor of

Lot 351: EDISON THOMAS: (1847-1931) American Inventor of

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Description: EDISON THOMAS: (1847-1931) American Inventor of the phonograph and light bulb among many other items. Vintage signed and inscribed sepia 7 x 10 photograph of Edison in a half length pose. Photograph by Walter Scott Shinn of New York. Signed by Edison in fountain pen ink to the lower border, 'To Samuel N Scovill, Thos A. Edison', with an example of his umbrella signature. One slight surface crease to the upper border and some extremely minor, light age wear, about VG

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BAIRD JOHN LOGIE: (1888-1946) British Engineer and

Lot 352: BAIRD JOHN LOGIE: (1888-1946) British Engineer and

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Description: BAIRD JOHN LOGIE: (1888-1946) British Engineer and Inventor of the world's first working television system. A.L.S., J. L. Baird, one page, 8vo, Lancaster Gate, London, 12th January 1946, to a gentleman [Ron Clayden], marked in Baird's hand Television Research. Baird writes in response to his correspondent's letter and adds that he would be obliged if Clayden would call on him on Wednesday 16th at 6pm. Rare. A couple of extremely light, minor creases, VG

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KALASHNIKOV MIKHAIL: (1919- ) Russian Lieutenant

Lot 353: KALASHNIKOV MIKHAIL: (1919- ) Russian Lieutenant

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Description: KALASHNIKOV MIKHAIL: (1919- ) Russian Lieutenant General, designer of the AK-47 assault rifle. Signed colour 4 x 6 photograph of Kalashnikov seated in a three quarter length pose wearing his uniform. Signed in blue ink with his name alone to a light area of the image. Scarce. EX

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PICCARD AUGUSTE: (1884-1962) Swiss Physicist,

Lot 354: PICCARD AUGUSTE: (1884-1962) Swiss Physicist,

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Description: PICCARD AUGUSTE: (1884-1962) Swiss Physicist, Inventor and Explorer, made the first balloon flight into the stratosphere with an altitude of 51,775 feet on 18th August 1931. Interesting T.L.S., A Piccard, one page, 4to, Lausanne, 3rd January 1960, to Mr. H. Dyson, in French. Piccard thanks his correspondent for inviting him to participate in the research at Loch Ness and states that, before he gives a definite answer, he would like to receive some further information. Piccard continues to ask six questions including 'When was the famous monster last sighted?' and 'What is the maximum depth of Loch Ness?' With the stamp of the noted Rawlins Collection of Historical Documents in the lower right corner. Some very slight creasing, otherwise VG

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STANLEY HENRY M.: (1841-1904) British Explorer &

Lot 355: STANLEY HENRY M.: (1841-1904) British Explorer &

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Description: STANLEY HENRY M.: (1841-1904) British Explorer & Journalist. A.N.S., Henry M. Stanley, on a 12mo piece, London, 22nd June 1898, to an unidentified correspondent, in full, 'Pray don't apologise but accept this with my compliments.' Neatly laid down to a card, about VG

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LIVINGSTONE DAVID (1813-1873) Scottish Missionary

Lot 356: LIVINGSTONE DAVID (1813-1873) Scottish Missionary

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Description: LIVINGSTONE DAVID (1813-1873) Scottish Missionary & Explorer & STANLEY HENRY M. (1841-1904) British Explorer & Journalist. A good pair of individual signed pieces by David Livingstone ('very affectionately yours, David Livingstone'; a bold example, evidently removed from the conclusion of a letter) and Henry M. Stanley ('yours very sincerely, Henry M. Stanley' and dated 10th April 1891 in his hand), attractively and professionally matted alongside each other in gold and brown beneath individual vintage engravings of the explorers and framed and glazed in a gold coloured wooden frame to an overall size of 16 x 14.5. Some very light, minor scuffing and age wear, about VG

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[SCOTT ROBERT FALCON]: (1868-1912) British Royal

Lot 357: [SCOTT ROBERT FALCON]: (1868-1912) British Royal

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Description: [SCOTT ROBERT FALCON]: (1868-1912) British Royal Navy Officer & Antarctic Explorer. A good, large original 14 x 19.5 sepia photogravure of Scott standing in a three quarter length pose, in uniform, wearing the Victorian Order and Polar Medal from the National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04. Image by Maull & Fox, Photographers, of London, with a facsimile signature of Scott immediately beneath the image and printed calligraphic text. With metal frame bracket and framed and glazed in the original oak frame to an overall size of 19.5 x 25.5. Some extremely light, minor age wear to the mount, VG

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SCOTT ROBERT FALCON: (1868-1912) British Royal

Lot 358: SCOTT ROBERT FALCON: (1868-1912) British Royal

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Description: SCOTT ROBERT FALCON: (1868-1912) British Royal Navy Officer & Antarctic Explorer. A.L.S., R F Scott, two pages, 8vo, Eastern Club, Dundee, n.d. ('Friday', the date 22nd March 1901 in pencil in another hand in the upper left corner), to Mrs. Morgan. Scott states that his business in Dundee will delay him so that he will not get away on Saturday night, although adds 'But I still hope to take advantage of your invitation for Sunday', further explaining 'This will require a little consultation of train & bicycle routes & a certain dependence on weather but I hope not to have much difficulty in finding my way down.' Scott concludes by informing his correspondent 'The launch of the Discovery was safely accomplished yesterday. It has been a great event for Dundee but rather an ordeal for myself.' With blank integral leaf. VG

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BOWERS HENRY R.: (1883-1912) Scottish Explorer, a

Lot 359: BOWERS HENRY R.: (1883-1912) Scottish Explorer, a

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Description: BOWERS HENRY R.: (1883-1912) Scottish Explorer, a member of Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition (1910-13) who perished on their return from the South Pole. Rare D.S., H. R. Bowers, four pages, folio, on board the Loch Torridon, 3rd November 1901 - 29th June 1902. The manuscript document is Bowers' holograph log of the Loch Torridon's voyage from London to Adelaide and the return from Adelaide to London, detailing various information on a daily basis, neatly recorded in six columns with various headings including time, sun's bearing, ship's head, latitude, longitude and heeling. Some very light foxing and minor age wear, otherwise VG

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SHACKLETON ERNEST: (1874-1922) Anglo-Irish

Lot 360: SHACKLETON ERNEST: (1874-1922) Anglo-Irish

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Description: SHACKLETON ERNEST: (1874-1922) Anglo-Irish Antarctic Explorer. Bold pencil signature ('E. H. Shackleton') on a small, slightly closely and irregularly clipped piece. About VG

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HILLARY EDMUND: (1919-2008) New Zealand

Lot 361: HILLARY EDMUND: (1919-2008) New Zealand

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Description: HILLARY EDMUND: (1919-2008) New Zealand Mountaineer, the first man, with Tenzing Norgay, to reach the summit of Mount Everest, 1953. Signed 8 x 10 photograph of Hillary standing in a three quarter length pose on Mount Everest, with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay at his side. Signed ('Ed Hillary') in bold black ink with his name alone, in later years, to a clear area of the image. EX

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HILLARY EDMUND: (1919-2008) New Zealand

Lot 362: HILLARY EDMUND: (1919-2008) New Zealand

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Description: HILLARY EDMUND: (1919-2008) New Zealand Mountaineer, the first man, with Tenzing Norgay, to reach the summit of Mount Everest, 1953. Signed colour 10 x 8 photograph, being an aerial view of Mount Everest. Signed ('Ed Hillary') in bold black ink with his name alone, in later years, to a clear area of the image. EX

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AVIATION PIONEERS: A rare vintage postcard

Lot 363: AVIATION PIONEERS: A rare vintage postcard

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Description: AVIATION PIONEERS: A rare vintage postcard photograph depicting a Bleriot monoplane in flight individually signed by four Pioneer Aviators including Edmond Perreyon (1822- , World Altitude Record holder, 1913) and Eduardo Chavez (1887-1975). Each have signed the image with their names alone in fountain pen ink to clear areas. VG

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CODY SAMUEL F.: (1867-1913) American-born Pioneer

Lot 364: CODY SAMUEL F.: (1867-1913) American-born Pioneer

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Description: CODY SAMUEL F.: (1867-1913) American-born Pioneer Aviator, the first man to conduct a powered flight in Britain, 16th October 1908. Signed 4.5 x 6.5 printed caricature of the aviator by artist Dudley Hardy. In this image, neatly trimmed and removed from a programme for Britain's first aviation meeting at Doncaster, 1909, Cody is seen standing in a full length pose. Signed in fountain pen ink with his name alone to a clear area at the head of the image. Dated in ink by a collector at the base, Doncaster, 26th October 1909. Two small areas of staining in the upper corners, caused by previous mounting at the verso, close to, but not affecting the signature. Together with Hubert Le Blon (1872-1910) French Pioneer Aviator. A rare signed 4.5 x 6.5 printed caricature of the aviator by artist Dudley Hardy. In this image, neatly trimmed and removed from a programme for Britain's first aviation meeting at Doncaster, 1909, Le Blon is seen standing in a full length pose. Signed in fountain pen ink with his name alone to the clear background. The signature is a little weak in places, although completely legible. Dated in ink by a collector at the base, Doncaster, 26th October 1909. Rare. About VG

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BLERIOT LOUIS: (1872-1936) French Aviator, the

Lot 365: BLERIOT LOUIS: (1872-1936) French Aviator, the

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Description: BLERIOT LOUIS: (1872-1936) French Aviator, the first man to fly across the English Channel, 1909. Vintage signed postcard photograph, the image depicting Bleriot flying across the English Channel in his aircraft, with a small inset head and shoulders portrait and a printed caption in French. Signed by Bleriot in bold black fountain pen ink to the verso. About EX

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DELAGRANGE LEON: (1873-1910) French Pioneer

Lot 366: DELAGRANGE LEON: (1873-1910) French Pioneer

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Description: DELAGRANGE LEON: (1873-1910) French Pioneer Aviator, established several flying records. An excellent vintage postcard photograph depicting a number of aviation pioneers standing and seated together in full length poses, being the various participants at the Doncaster Aviation Meeting of October 1909, including Delagrange, Le Blon, Windham, Sommer, Cody etc. Signed ('Delagrange') by the French aviator in bold black fountain pen ink to the verso. Extremely rare. VG

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SOMMER ROGER: (1877-1965) French Pioneer Aviator,

Lot 367: SOMMER ROGER: (1877-1965) French Pioneer Aviator,

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Description: SOMMER ROGER: (1877-1965) French Pioneer Aviator, a winning competitor at Britain's first Aviation meeting, Doncaster, October 1909. Sommer was the first pilot to carry twelve passengers in an aeroplane, March 1911. Vintage signed postcard photograph showing Sommer in a full length pose seated in the cockpit of his aircraft. Signed with his name alone in dark fountain pen ink to a clear area of the image. Some very light, minor smudging. VG

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WRIGHT ORVILLE: (1871-1948) American Aviator who,

Lot 368: WRIGHT ORVILLE: (1871-1948) American Aviator who,

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Description: WRIGHT ORVILLE: (1871-1948) American Aviator who, with his brother Wilbur, invented and built the world's first successful airplane and made the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight on 17th December 1903. D.S., Orville Wright, being a signed cheque, Dayton, Ohio, 19th January 1929. The partially printed cheque is drawn on The City National Bank and is made payable to William Lewis for the sum of $12. Wright's signature is totally unaffected by the perforated bank cancellation. Lightly mounted and professionally matted in two shades of brown alongside a reproduction portrait of Wright. Framed and glazed in a plain cream coloured frame to an overall size of 20.5 x 13.5. VG

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BROWN ARTHUR WHITTEN: (1886-1948) Scottish

Lot 369: BROWN ARTHUR WHITTEN: (1886-1948) Scottish

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Description: BROWN ARTHUR WHITTEN: (1886-1948) Scottish Aviator, navigator of the first successful non-stop transatlantic flight piloted by John Alcock, June 1919 & SCOTT GEORGE HERBERT (1888-1930) Royal Air Force officer, pilot of the airship R-34 on the first double crossing of the Atlantic (east-west-east) in July 1919. An attractive printed 4to souvenir sheet featuring a blue printed crest at the head and the printed words beneath, 'In Tribute to the Pioneers of the British Empire Whose Lives and Services Have Been Given to The Science of Aeronautics This Page Has Been Autographed By', signed by both Brown and Scott individually, both with their names alone in dark fountain pen ink. An unusual and scarce combination of signatures. EX

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FARMAN HENRI: (1874-1958) French Aviator and

Lot 370: FARMAN HENRI: (1874-1958) French Aviator and

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Description: FARMAN HENRI: (1874-1958) French Aviator and Aircraft Designer. Bold, dark fountain pen ink signature ('H Farman') on the aviator's personal printed visiting card. Together with a 12mo card featuring an affixed sepia magazine photograph of Farman, signed in bold fountain pen ink by the aviator beneath the image with several additional words in his hand, in French. Some light staining and minor age wear, G, 2

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FRENCH AVIATION: A rare vintage postcard

Lot 371: FRENCH AVIATION: A rare vintage postcard

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Description: FRENCH AVIATION: A rare vintage postcard photograph depicting an early aircraft at Camp de Mailly individually signed in dark fountain pen ink to the image by five French Pioneer military aviators, Lieutenant Desire Lucca (granted French Military Pilot license 80), Lieutenant Gabriel Battini (French Military Pilot license 32) Lieutenant Etienne Cheutin (French Military Pilot license 16), Lieutenant Alfred Bordage (French Military Pilot license 101) and Lieutenant Adolphe Varcin (French Military Pilot license 51). All have signed with their names alone to clear areas of the image. VG

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CAPRONI GIOVANNI BATTISTA: (1886-1957) Italian

Lot 372: CAPRONI GIOVANNI BATTISTA: (1886-1957) Italian

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Description: CAPRONI GIOVANNI BATTISTA: (1886-1957) Italian Aircraft Designer and Aeronautical Engineer, founder of the Caproni Aircraft manufacturing company. Ink signature ('G. Caproni') on a piece, neatly laid down to a postcard featuring a small attached magazine portrait of Caproni. Together with a dark fountain pen ink signature ('Gianni Caproni di Taliedo') on his printed visiting card. Some very light age wear, about VG, 2

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ITALIAN AIRSHIPS: Umberto Nobile (1885-1978)

Lot 373: ITALIAN AIRSHIPS: Umberto Nobile (1885-1978)

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Description: ITALIAN AIRSHIPS: Umberto Nobile (1885-1978) Italian Aeronautical Engineer and Arctic Explorer. Nobile designed and piloted the airship Norge, which may have been the first aircraft to reach the North Pole, May 1926. A good vintage 6 x 4 photograph depicting the airship Italia in flight across the North Pole, signed and inscribed by Nobile to the verso, in Italian, 'To the little pupils of Class 1A, of the Luigi Galvani School, warmly returning your greeting with thanks, U. Nobile' together with a dark fountain pen ink signature ('Umberto Nobile') on a postcard with a circular magazine portrait of Nobile neatly affixed above the signature. Together with Almerico Da Schio (1836-1930) Italian Pioneer Aviator and Scientist, designer of Italy's first airship. A.L.S., Almerico da Schio, on one side of a postcard, Schio, 7th July 1906, to Raffaele Simboli, in Italian. Schio writes, in full, 'The photographs that I could perhaps send you are naturally of something rather antiquated. I am trying out some new experiments, which I hope will be far more effective. Also, the look of the basket for the balloon has changed considerably. After August and September, it will be worth looking at - just like my portrait, perhaps. Couches may be worth experimenting with, I believe, depending on the overall width.' An interesting letter for its references to his development of airships. A very light postal cancellation only just affects Schio's signature, also including a rare vintage postcard photograph depicting a balloon being pulled by a large group of men, individually signed to the verso by five French Pioneer military aviators, all pilots of dirigible balloons, Captain Miant, Captain Izard, Captain Patart, Lieutenant Hennequin and Captain Albert Eteve. All have signed in fountain pen ink with their names alone. About VG to VG, 4

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[AVIATION]: An original printed oblong 12mo

Lot 374: [AVIATION]: An original printed oblong 12mo

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Description: [AVIATION]: An original printed oblong 12mo admission ticket for an International Aviation Tournament at Belmont Park, Long Island, 29th October 1910. The ticket, numbered 9641 and issued by the Aero Corporation of New York, admits the purchaser to the field at a cost of $1. A very small, slim area of paper loss appears to the lower right edge. Together with [HOXSEY ARCH] (1884-1910) American Pioneer Aviator, participated in many air display shows before being killed in a flying accident. Hoxsey flew Theodore Roosevelt as a passenger, therefore making him the first President, although not in office at the time, to fly. A printed 12mo admission ticket for the Aero and Motor Club of Asbury Park Aviation Meet, n.d. (1910), together with an original sepia 3.5 x 2.5 photograph of Hoxsey seated in the cockpit of his aircraft at the Aviation Meet in New Jersey. Some light age wear and faults, FR to G, 3

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TRENCHARD VISCOUNT: (1873-1956) British Military

Lot 375: TRENCHARD VISCOUNT: (1873-1956) British Military

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Description: TRENCHARD VISCOUNT: (1873-1956) British Military Officer, instrumental in establishing the Royal Air Force. T.L.S., Trenchard, one page, 4to, Barnet, Hertfordshire, 28th July 1931, to [Major F C] Hunter Blair. Trenchard sympathises with his correspondent over an attack of lumbago and continues to praise a Club, 'I missed having you at the Club and being able to tell you personally what a wonderful success you have made of it, and what a very good club it is....I really was awfully pleased at all I saw, and also how thoroughly I enjoyed meeting so many of my old friends that I felt I could have spent hours there talking to them.' In concluding he remarks 'I will certainly take the opportunity, when I next meet the Prince of Wales, of telling him all about the Club.' Laid down to a page removed from an album and with some light overall age wear, G

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AVIATION: Vintage signed 8 x 6 photograph by both

Lot 376: AVIATION: Vintage signed 8 x 6 photograph by both

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Description: AVIATION: Vintage signed 8 x 6 photograph by both Squadron Leader O. Gayford and Flight Lieutenant G. E. Nicholetts individually, the image depicting the pilot and his navigator standing together in full length poses, wearing their RAF uniforms, alongside the Fairey Long-range monoplane K1991 in which they flew non-stop from Cranwell to South West Africa on 6th - 8th February 1933, thereby setting a world long distance record. Signed by both Gayford and Nicholetts in bold black fountain pen ink to light areas of the image, both adding their ranks beneath their signatures. Some very slight creasing to the edges and corners, about VG

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BIGSWORTH ARTHUR WELLESLEY: (1885-1961) British

Lot 377: BIGSWORTH ARTHUR WELLESLEY: (1885-1961) British

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Description: BIGSWORTH ARTHUR WELLESLEY: (1885-1961) British Air Commodore, the first pilot to succeed in dropping bombs on a Zeppelin, 17th May 1915, and the first pilot to destroy a submarine with bombs, 26th August 1915. Bigsworth served as Director of Equipment at the Air Ministry 1931-35. Bigsworth is also widely acknowledged as the inspiration for W. E. Johns's famous character Biggles. Rare A.L.S., A. Wellesley Bigsworth, one page, 8vo, Plowlands, nr. Dunmow, Essex, 4th March 1956, to Mr. Howarth, stating that he has just received his letter and continuing 'The photo enclosed (no longer present) is of me as a young man in the 1st war'. A couple of light, very minor stains, just affecting the text but not signature. Together with a vintage signed sepia 4 x 3 photograph of Bigsworth standing in a full length pose wearing his uniform. In the immediate background appears an aircraft. Signed ('A Wellesley Bigsworth') in fountain pen ink with his name alone to the lower white border. The signature is a little light in places. Neatly mounted and with a couple of ink annotations and the date, France 1915, in another hand to the mount. Rare. About VG, 2

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AVIATION: Selection of signed First Day Covers,

Lot 378: AVIATION: Selection of signed First Day Covers,

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Description: AVIATION: Selection of signed First Day Covers, signed 8 x 11.5 photograph (1) etc., by various aircraft pilots, cosmonauts etc., including Igor Sikorsky, Chuck Yeager (2), Mike Bannister (2), Gherman Titov, Alexei Leonov etc. Generally VG, 9

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GAGARIN YURI (1934-1968) Russian Cosmonaut, the

Lot 379: GAGARIN YURI (1934-1968) Russian Cosmonaut, the

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Description: GAGARIN YURI (1934-1968) Russian Cosmonaut, the first man to travel in space, 1961 & TITOV GHERMAN (1935-2000) Russian Cosmonaut, the second man to orbit the Earth, 1961. Vintage signed colour 6 x 4 postcard photograph by both Gagarin and Titov individually, the image showing the two men seated outdoors together in half length poses, engaging in conversation over the newspaper which Titov is holding. Signed by both cosmonauts with their names alone in bold blue inks to light areas of the background. Lightly mounted and professionally matted in white and framed and glazed in a plain black frame to an overall size of 15.5 x 14.5. Some very minor, extremely light corner creasing, VG

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COSMONAUTS: An excellent, rare T.L.S. by eight

Lot 380: COSMONAUTS: An excellent, rare T.L.S. by eight

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Description: COSMONAUTS: An excellent, rare T.L.S. by eight Russian Cosmonauts individually, to the verso of a colour picture postcard featuring an attractive colour design of Russian spacecraft, n.p., n.d. (12th April 1965?), to Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, in Russian. The letter of congragulations reads 'We congratulate you on the occasion of 12th April, anniversary day of the Space conquest! We wish you good health and success in your work of consolidation of the defence of our Great Socialist Homeland'. Individually signed by Yuri Gagarin, Gherman Titov, Pavel Popovich, Valentina Tereshkova, Vladimir Komarov, Konstantin Feokistov, Boris Yegorov and Pavel Belyayev, each with their names alone to clear areas at the base of the card. A wonderful association piece. VG

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COSMONAUTS: Small selection of signed 8 x 10

Lot 381: COSMONAUTS: Small selection of signed 8 x 10

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Description: COSMONAUTS: Small selection of signed 8 x 10 photographs and slightly larger by various Russian cosmonauts comprising Valentina Tereshkova (2; one also signed by Valery Bykovsky) and Alexei Leonov (2). All of the images are different and three are colour. All are boldly signed in blue, black or silver inks to clear areas. VG to EX, 4

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VON BRAUN WERNHER: (1912-1977) German-American

Lot 382: VON BRAUN WERNHER: (1912-1977) German-American

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Description: VON BRAUN WERNHER: (1912-1977) German-American Rocket Scientist. T.L.S., Wernher von Braun, one page, 4to, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, 31st December 1958, to Domingo Navarro Navarro, on the printed stationery of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency, U.S. Army Ordnance Missile Command. Von Braun acknowledges Navarro's request for a signed photograph to place in his museum and continues to enclose one (no longer present) which he hopes is satisfactory. EX

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VON BRAUN WERNHER: (1912-1977) German-American

Lot 383: VON BRAUN WERNHER: (1912-1977) German-American

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Description: VON BRAUN WERNHER: (1912-1977) German-American Rocket Scientist. Vintage signed and inscribed 10.5 x 8 photograph, the image depicting von Braun in a half length pose seated behind his desk. A model of a Jupiter space rocket stands on the desk before him. Signed in dark fountain pen ink across a light area at the head of the image. The ink is a little light in places although perfectly legible. Some slight corner creasing, otherwise VG

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SEE ELLIOT: (1927-1966) American Astronaut. Signed

Lot 384: SEE ELLIOT: (1927-1966) American Astronaut. Signed

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Description: SEE ELLIOT: (1927-1966) American Astronaut. Signed and inscribed colour 8 x 10 photograph, the official NASA image depicting See in a head and shoulders pose. Signed in black ink to a clear area at the head of the image, 'To the best cook on land or sea - from one....to another - Elliot See'. Signed photographs of See are scarce following his tragically early death at the age of 38 in a NASA trainer jet crash. VG

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APOLLO IX: Signed Commemorative cover by the three

Lot 385: APOLLO IX: Signed Commemorative cover by the three

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Description: APOLLO IX: Signed Commemorative cover by the three crew members of Apollo IX(1969) individually, James McDivitt (Commander), Dave Scott (Command Module Pilot, the seventh man to walk on the moon) and Rusty Schweickart (Lunar Module Pilot). The cover features an Apollo 9 cachet and is post marked at Cape Canaveral, 26th March 1969. Signed by each astronaut in bold black and green inks with their names alone to clear areas. About EX

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ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut,

Lot 386: ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut,

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Description: ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut, Commander of Apollo XI (1969). The first man to walk on the moon. Signed and inscribed colour 8 x 10 photograph, the official NASA image showing Armstrong standing in a three quarter length pose wearing his white spacesuit. A large image of the moon can be seen in the immediate background. Signed by Armstrong in blue ink across a clear area of the image. The signature is a little faded although quite legible. A couple of very slight, minor corner creases, otherwise VG

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ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut,

Lot 387: ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut,

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Description: ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut, Commander of Apollo XI (1969). The first man to walk on the moon. Signed and inscribed colour 8 x 10 photograph, the original NASA image depicting Armstrong standing in a three quarter length pose wearing his white spacesuit. A large image of the moon can be seen in the immediate background. Signed by Armstrong in blue ink across a light area of the image. The ink is a little light, although perfectly legible. A slight, thin surface scratch runs diagonally across the upper half of the image, not affecting the signature, G

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ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut,

Lot 388: ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut,

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Description: ARMSTRONG NEIL: (1930-2012) American Astronaut, Commander of Apollo XI (1969). The first man to walk on the moon. Signed colour 8 x 10 photograph, the official NASA image showing Armstrong standing in a three quarter length pose wearing his white spacesuit. A large image of the moon can be seen in the immediate background. Signed by Armstrong with his name alone in pale blue ink to a light area of the image. Uninscribed photographs of Armstrong are highly desirable. Some very light, minor overall age wear and light surface creasing, G

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ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

Lot 389: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

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Description: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). The second man to set foot on the moon. Signed colour 8 x 10 photograph, the image showing Aldrin standing in a full length pose, wearing his spacesuit, on the surface of the moon. Signed in bold blue ink with his name alone to a light area of the image. EX

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ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

Lot 390: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

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Description: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). The second man to set foot on the moon. Signed colour 8 x 10 photograph, the image depicting Aldrin standing in a full length pose, wearing his white spacesuit, on the surface of the moon. Signed in bold blue ink with his name alone to a clear area of the image. EX

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ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

Lot 391: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

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Description: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). The second man to walk on the moon. Signed and inscribed colour 8 x 10 photograph, the official NASA image depicting Aldrin standing in a half length pose wearing his white spacesuit. A large image of the moon can be seen in the immediate background. Signed by Aldrin in bold black ink across a light area at the centre of the image. A small oval authentication sticker is affixed in the lower right corner. VG

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ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

Lot 392: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

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Description: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). The second man to set foot on the moon. Signed colour 10 x 8 photograph, an original NASA image of the fourteen Group 3 astronauts standing and seated together in a group pose. Signed by Aldrin in black ink with his name alone to a clear area at the base of the image. The lower white border features facsimile signatures of all fourteen astronauts including Theodore Freeman, Roger Chaffee, Charles Bassett and Michael Collins. About EX

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ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

Lot 393: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

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Description: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). The second man to walk on the moon. An unusual 10.5 x 6 newspaper cartoon by Rigby depicting an Apollo splashdown capsule being met by American naval officers, the capsule containing astronauts with various moon samples, and with a printed caption at the base, '...nickel, and GOLD! and it's mine, d'you hear? ALL MINE!!'. Signed by Aldrin in black ink to a clear area of the cartoon, repeating the caption in his hand, 'Nickel, and gold! And it's mine, d'you hear? All mine!! Buzz Aldrin', professionally matted in black and white and framed and glazed in a gold coloured frame to an overall size of 16.5 x 11.5. VG

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ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

Lot 394: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar

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Description: ALDRIN BUZZ: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). The second man to walk on the moon. Book signed, a hardback edition of Encounter with Tiber by Buzz Aldrin and John Barnes, First Edition published by Warner Books, New York, July 1996, signed by Aldrin with his name alone in bold blue ink to the title page. Accompanied by the dust jacket. EX

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COLLINS MICHAEL: (1930- ) American Astronaut,

Lot 395: COLLINS MICHAEL: (1930- ) American Astronaut,

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Description: COLLINS MICHAEL: (1930- ) American Astronaut, Command Module Pilot of Apollo XI, 1969. Signed colour 8 x 10 photograph of Collins standing in a three quarter length pose wearing his white spacesuit. A large image of the moon can be seen in the immediate background. Signed ('Michael Collins') in bold blue ink to a light area of the image, adding the mission name Apollo XI in his hand beneath his signature. EX

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APOLLO XI: Set of three individual signed colour 8

Lot 396: APOLLO XI: Set of three individual signed colour 8

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Description: APOLLO XI: Set of three individual signed colour 8 x 10 photographs by the crew members of Apollo XI comprising Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) American Astronaut, Commander of Apollo XI (1969). The first man to walk on the moon; Buzz Aldrin (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). The second man to walk on the moon; and Michael Collins (1930- ) American Astronaut, Command Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). Armstrong's photograph is an original NASA photograph, and all three images depict the astronauts standing in half length poses wearing their white spacesuits. A large image of the moon appears in the immediate background of each image. Armstrong has signed and inscribed his photograph in blue ink across a light area, Aldrin has signed his photograph in bold blue ink to a clear area, adding Apollo XI in his hand beneath his signature and Collins has signed his photograph in bold blue ink with his name alone to a clear area. VG to EX, 3

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APOLLO XI: An excellent vintage signed colour 15 x

Lot 397: APOLLO XI: An excellent vintage signed colour 15 x

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Description: APOLLO XI: An excellent vintage signed colour 15 x 19.5 photograph by all three members of the Apollo XI crew individually, Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) American Astronaut, Commander of Apollo XI (1969). The first man to walk on the moon; Buzz Aldrin (1930- ) American Astronaut, Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo XI (1969). The second man to walk on the moon; and Michael Collins (1930- ) American Astronaut, Command Module Pilot of Apollo XI, 1969. The classic image depicts Aldrin standing in a full length pose, wearing his white spacesuit, on the moon's surface. Armstrong's reflection, as he captures the photograph, is visible in Aldrin's helmet visor. Signed by each astronaut in bold black inks with their names alone to the lower photographer's mount, which also features an ink calligraphic inscription in another hand, 'To his Excellency Pierre Vermeylen, Minister of National Education, from the Apollo 11 crew'. Framed and glazed in a gold coloured frame to an overall size of 17 x 21.5. EX

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APOLLO XIV: Signed Commemorative cover by the

Lot 398: APOLLO XIV: Signed Commemorative cover by the

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Description: APOLLO XIV: Signed Commemorative cover by the three crew members of Apollo XIV (1971) individually, Alan Shepard (Commander, the first American to travel in space and the fifth man to walk on the moon), Stuart Roosa (Command Module Pilot) and Edgar Mitchell (Lunar Module Pilot, the sixth man to walk on the moon). The cover features an Apollo 14 cachet and is post marked at Kennedy Space Centre, 31st January 1971. Signed by each astronaut in bold blue or black inks with their names alone to clear areas. About EX

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APOLLO XVII: Signed Commemorative cover by the

Lot 399: APOLLO XVII: Signed Commemorative cover by the

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Description: APOLLO XVII: Signed Commemorative cover by the three crew members of Apollo XVII (1972) individually, Gene Cernan (Commander, the eleventh man to walk on the moon), Ron Evans (Command Module Pilot) and Harrison Schmitt (Lunar Module Pilot, the twelfth man to walk on the moon). The cover features a colour reproduction of the Apollo XVII insignia and is post marked at Kennedy Space Centre, 20th February 1973. Signed by each astronaut in bold black inks with their names alone to clear areas. About EX

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ASTRONAUTS: Small selection of signed 10 x 8 and 8

Lot 400: ASTRONAUTS: Small selection of signed 10 x 8 and 8

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Description: ASTRONAUTS: Small selection of signed 10 x 8 and 8 x 10 photographs by various American Astronauts comprising Edgar Mitchell (showing him in a full length pose standing on the moon), Charlie Duke (showing him standing in a full length pose alongside his Apollo 16 crew members, each wearing their spacesuits) and Scott Carpenter (showing him in a head and shoulders pose wearing his space helmet). Two of the images are colour and all are boldly signed to clear areas, Mitchell and Duke adding their Apollo mission names in their hands beneath their signatures. EX, 3

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