Lot 430: Chuck Yeager

RR Auction

2015-11-30 14:51:36


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Lot 430: Four items: an ANS signed "Charles E. Yeager, B/Gen. USAF," one page, 5.25 x 7.75, US Defense Representative to Pakistan letterhead, no date, in full: "Hope the photo of the X-1 is OK. For your info the X-1 was a rocket [aircraft] and not a jet!"; a color 6 x 4 postcard photo showing the Bell X-1 suspended at the National Air and Space Museum, signed on the front in black ballpoint, "Chuck Yeager"; a glossy 7 x 5 photo of Yeager in his flight uniform posing in front of the Glamorous Glennis, signed in black ink, "Chuck Yeager"; and a color 10.5 x 7.75 cardstock photo of an artist's depiction of the X-1A aircraft bending the laws of sound and space, signed in fountain pen, "Chuck Yeager, Major U.S.A.F." In overall fine condition, with the signature a shade light on the postcard and a couple edge dings to the X-1A photo. Accompanied by two letters of provenance, including one from Yeager's wife, Glennis, dated January 14, 1988. From the Leon Ford Collection. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466 Wednesday, 9th December 2015 Estimate: $200-300
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