Lot 4042: Wernher von Braun Typed Letter Signed

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2018-10-11 08:57:33

Lot 4042

TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, stamp-dated April 28, 1966. Letter to Ken Browne, in full: "Thank you for your most recent note. I did indeed enjoy my visit to your fine state. I appreciate also your kind comments, as well as your thoughtfulness in sending me the sunshine credit card. In view of the interest you expressed in visiting the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center someday, please let me extend to you and Mrs. Browne an invitation to visit the Center whenever you find it convenient. We have a Space Orientation Center that is open to the public from 8 to 4:30 six days a week and 1 to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Thank you again for your letter." Von Braun adds a handwritten postscript: "And thanks for the Sunshine Credit Card! Sunshine is one of the few commodities left in certain parts of the world (more specifically: Arizona) for which you don't have to expect to get billed." In fine condition, with scattered light creasing and staple holes to the upper left corner. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope to which is stapled a Sunshine credit card.

Estimate: $300-$500

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