Lot 405: Six items: a ballpoint signature, "Douglas Corrigan, 6–22–88," on a white 3.25 x 5 sheet with affixed image of Corrigan appearing on the cover of Popular Aviation; an ink signature, "R. E. Byrd, U.S.A (rtd)," on an off-white 2.75 x 1.25 clipped slip, with Byrd finishing the signature with another pen, and an unknown hand having filled in the lower portion of two letters of the signature; an off-white 3.5 x 7.5 ticket for the event, "Black Tie & Sneakers III, 'Putting on the Dog,'" held at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, on April 9, 1992, signed in black ballpoint, "Jeana Yeager, Voyager"; two ink signatures, "Amy Mollison" and "J. A. Mollison," on a peach-colored 3.5 x 3.5 slip; a vintage 6.5 x 9.75 book photo removed from The People's War Book, published in 1920, signed in fountain pen, "W. A. Bishop"; and a commemorative cover with a cachet honoring the around-the-world flight of the Voyager, postmarked at Edwards AFB with the launch and return dates, signed in black ink, "Dick Rutan" and "Jeana Yeager." In overall fine condition, with trivial creasing, and a trimmed right edge and a few small tears to edges of the book photo. Accompanied by a cardstock presentation sheet for the cover, and two unsigned commemorative covers featuring Canadian flying ace Billy Bishop. From the Leon Ford Collection.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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