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Lot Photo Description
Lot 2021
Duke & Duchess of Windsor, c1950, sepia photo with signatures "Edward Duke of Windsor" & "Wallis Duchess of Windsor" in blues, strong bold signatures on light back ground.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2022
Halsey, Admiral William F. "Bull", autographed photo with ball point pen signature showing Halsey in front of flag.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 2023
Henry, James W, c1810, War Department free frank, red "Phi/MR/20" handstamp with matching "Free", on outer letter sheet addressed to the Governor of the State of New Jersey, from James W Henry of the War Department, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Unsold
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Lot 2024
Lincoln Memorial Dedication Program, 10" by 12¾" folio, with over 30 autographs, including Herbert Hoover, William Taft, Carl Sandburg, Gutzon Borglum, Ida Tarbell, some wear on edges, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2025
MacArthur, General Douglas, neatly autographed iconic image of him walking ashore in 1944 when he returned to the Philippines, strong signature.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2026
MacArthur, General Douglas, photo autographed on shoulder "Best Wishes Douglas MacArthur", fairly strong signature.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2027
MacArthur, General Douglas, autographed photo in leather jacket, autographed across chest, complete strong signature.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2028
MacArthur, General Douglas, autographed photo in leather jacket, autographed upper right, complete light signature.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $170.
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Lot 2029
Meir, Golda, autographed Time Magazine cover, ball point pen signature at lower right, strong and complete.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2030
Pershing, John J., 1920 letter signed on "AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES/ OFFICE OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF" letterhead, written from San Diego to F. Warner Karling, Commander in Chief, Veterans of Foreign Wars, matching stationery sent Free,
Opened a bit unevenly at top edge of envelope and small tear,
A lovely example of this most famous commander-in-chief.
Estimate $500 - 750

General of the Armies John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing was a senior United States Army officer. His most famous post was when he served as the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front in World War I, 1917-18
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Realized $300.
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Lot 2031
Rickenbacker, Capt. Eddie, autographed black & white photograph of Rickenbacker and his bi-plane, with his business card.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 2032
Rickenbacker, Capt. Eddie, World War I flying ace pilot, cover autographed vertically along the left edge of the envelope and dated 1935, on 1934 airmail first flight cover (#733, C11) for the last contract flight Los Angeles to New York, T.W.A. - A.M. 34.
Estimate $200 - 300

Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 - July 23, 1973) was an American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient. With 26 aerial victories, he was America's most successful fighter ace in the war. He was also considered to have received the most awards for valor by an American during the war. He was also a race car driver and automotive designer, a government consultant in military matters and a pioneer in air transportation, particularly as the long-time head of Eastern Air Lines.

Realized $130.
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