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Lot Photo Description
Lot 6001
Ashcombe, Henry Baron. British Colonel, document signed, appointment of Sir John Malcom Fraser the Vice Lieutenant of Surray, Fraser had served as Deputy Director of Airship Production, an important appointment of an important airship pioneer, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6002
De la Rue, Warren, autographed letter from 1880 written in his hand and signed by him on Royal Institution of Great Britain embossed stationery, invented an envelope making machine in 1851.
Suggested Bid $70


Warren De la Rue was a British astronomer, chemist, and inventor, most famous for his pioneering work in astronomical photography. Born: January 15, 1815, Guernsey, Died: April 19, 1889, London, United Kingdom
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6003
Dollfus, Charles, autographed letter from 1943, written in his hand and signed by him as well as an original newspaper clipping.
Suggested Bid $90


Charles Dollfus was a French aeronaut and historian, former curator of the Museum of aeronautics of Meudon, born March 31, 1893 and died July 3, 1981
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6004
Roosevelt, Jr., Theodore, clear bold salutation and autograph "Best wishes to the next generation of Fitzgeralds" Theodore Roosevelt (Jr.) in margin of #611 side plate block of fifteen, gorgeous piece,
Paper wrinkles in margin,
Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $225
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Realized $160.
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