Lot 535: Iwo Jima: Rene Gagnon

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-01-22 16:28:52

Lot 535: War-dated ALS signed "Rene," one page, 7 x 10.25, United States Marines letterhead, Parris Island, South Carolina, June 26, 1943. Letter to his future wife Pauline Harris, whom Gagnon refers to as "Kiddo," in part: "I will tell you the good news right away. I got a letter from Floyd and my suit will be ready when I come home on furlough. I will pick it up and pay for it any day I want to when I am on furlough, isn't that swell. Now that I've got a dress uniform we'll be able to go to a formal dance, and I won't have [to] wory [sic] about renting a tuxedo." Gagnon adds a postscript at the conclusion. In fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 469 Wednesday, 10th February 2016 Estimate: $800-1000
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