Lot 531: Wernher von Braun

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-07 11:01:08

Lot 531: Two items: a TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, Army Ballistic Missile Agency letterhead, February 18, 1952. Letter to Roger Jaynes, in part: "Inclosed is an 8?x10? signed photograph which I hope is satisfactory. I am honored and flattered to be able to comply with your request. Your drawing was examined thoroughly by staff technicians concerned with such matter. They thank you for making your ideas available to them. Your interest in the work of this Agency is appreciated." Second item is the glossy 8 x 10.5 photograph of von Braun referenced in the letter, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Roger Jaynes, Sincerely—Wernher von Braun." Letter is in fine condition, with a crease to upper left corner; photo is in very good condition, with scattered creasing, surface marks, and crazing to finish. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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