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Lot 10001
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 $60


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 $30.
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Lot 10002
Dollfus, Charles, autographed letter from 1943, written in his hand and signed by him as well as an original newspaper clipping.
Suggested Bid $80


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 $40.
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