Deborah Friedman Collection of Colombian Airmail; U.S. & Worldwide Stamps
November 7, 2007 and November 13-15, 2007

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Lot #1217
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
BURR, Aaron (1756-1836), American statesman, attorney general, U.S. Senator, vice-president of the United States. His defeat in a contest for the governorship of New York, led to a duel in 1804 with Alexander Hamilton, whom he mortally wounded. An ALS dated 1829 discussing legal matters relating to a mortgage obligation, addressed to Samuel Hopkins in Moscow, N.Y., ms "25" charge and red "PAID" markings, also "New York, June 11" arrival pmk, fine and rare letter
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Lot #1218
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
CHALIAPIN, Fyodor, (1873-1938), Russian Operatic bass singer, famous for his acting and his voice; he settled in France after the Russian Revolution. A signed ppc showing Chaliapin in full costume, dated 1918, v.f. and rare
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1219
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
COOLIDGE, Calvin (1872-1933) 30th President of the United States, attractive partly printed check, dated June 3, 1916, payable to A.J. Bushey for "one dollar", v.f.
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Lot #1220
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
DAVIS, Jefferson (1808-1889), president of the Confederate States of America, ALS endorsed "personal", from Beauvoir, Miss., dated Nov.24, 1887 to R.M.Orne "accept my thanks for your kind letter of the 20th.. I have read with pleasure your mention of Genl H.R.Jackson, a pleasure proportional to the pain & disappointment... As to the reported interview with Genl Longstreet, I will only remark...", signed "Jefferson Davis", with the original envelope to Savannah, rare content
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Lot #1221
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
EISENHOWER, Dwight, David. (1890-1969) U.S. President, Partly printed letterhead "Allied Force Headquarters Office of the Commander-in-Chief", dated 1 November, 1943 and signed "Dwight D.Eisenhower", addressed to Miss Dorothea Hofmann, fine
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Lot #1222
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
GAGARIN, Yuri, (1934-68), Soviet cosmonaut, first man in space. His capsule was launched on April 12, 1961 and orbited the earth once. Signature on original black & white photograph showing Gagarin and three other cosmonauts in uniform, v.f.
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1223
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
GAGARIN, Yuri, (1934-68), Soviet cosmonaut, first man in space. His capsule was launched on April 12, 1961 and orbited the earth once. Signature on color ppc showing young Gagarin in uniform
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1224
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
GAGARIN, Yuri, (1934-68), Soviet cosmonaut, first man in space. His capsule was launched on April 12, 1961 and orbited the earth once. Signature on envelope, headed Estado do Rio de Janeiro, inside there is an invitation for the cosmonaut to attend an Embassy reception, along with Nikita Khrushchev, 30 July, 1961
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1225
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
HARDING, Warren, (1865-1923), U.S. President, signed "Proof of Publication", dated 9th April, 1892, while Harding was a publisher of the "Marion Star"
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1226
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
HOOVER, Herbert. (1874-1964) U.S. President, partly printed letterhead "Herbert Hoover", dated 15 November, 1928 Stanford University, Calif. and signed "Herbert Hoover", addressed to F.S. McCall, fine
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Lot #1227
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
HOOVER, Herbert. (1874-1964) U.S. President, partly printed letterhead "Herbert Hoover", dated Aug. 21, 1945 Stanford University, Calif. and signed "Herbert Hoover", discussing his proposed obituary and addressed to Wayne T. Cottingham, fine
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Lot #1228
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
JACKSON, Andrew. 1830 FL, two page FL, ALS signed Andrew Jackson, quite worn and soiled, with two major fold separations through letter, canc. "Nashville T. Sep.12", addressed to Samuel J. Hayes, headed "Hermitage, Sept 2nd 1830",interesting contents "I am off to the city this morning... I have succeeded in a treaty with the ... Will also with the Choctaws, with whom, on 15th instant a meeting is to be...." With 1991 Brian Kathenes cert. A fine Jackson letter
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Lot #1229
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
JOHNSON, Andrew (1808-75), 17th President of the United States, took office after Lincoln's assassination, later impeached but acquitted. An 1866 appointment for Deputy Postmaster, signed by Andrew Johnson as President and William Seward as Secretary of State, v.f. and rare
Price Realized
$1,700.00

Lot #1230
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
KOSCIUSZKO, Thaddeus, (1746-1817), Polish patriot who also fought as a volunteer in the American Revolution. He was given US citizenship and made brigadier general. Returning to Poland in 1784, he led a heroic but unsuccessful fight for Polish independence. A printed military appointment (210:350mm) in Polish, headed "Tadeusz Kosciuszko, Naczelnik Naywyzszy Sily Zbroyney Norodowey" (commander in chief), dated 1794 and signed "Kosciuszko", some restoration, fine and very rare
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1231
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
LINDBERGH, Charles A. (1902-74) American Aviator, autographed luncheon menu, in the municipal auditorium in Birmingham, Ala, dated Oct.5, 1927, with "Welcome Lindy" at top, boldly signed "Charles A. Lindbergh", v.f.
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Lot #1232
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
LINDBERGH, Charles, (1902-74), 1926 first flight cover Chicago-St.Louis route, Springfield, home of Abraham Lincoln cachet, addressed to Harry S. New, postmaster general, signed "C.A. Lindbergh", pilot, also W.H. Conkling, postmaster of Springfield, v.f. and attractive Lindbergh cover
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Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1233
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
MUSSOLINI, Benito (1883-1945), Italian Dictator, three documents, each headed "Vittorio Emanuele III / Re D'Italia", dated 1923 and 1929, all pertaining to immigration and citizenship requests, signed by the King of Italy (Vittorio Emanuele) and Mussolini, as the Prime Minister, also bearing archival datestamps, some toning, otherwise fine group of Mussolini autographed documents
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1234
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
NAPOLEON I, (1769-1821), general and emperor of the French. A military document, single page (200:320mm), headed "Du Premier Consul de La Republique Francaise", addressed to the Minister of War, with red "Secret Papier" hs, numbered and signed "Bonaparte", as the First Consul, probably around 1800, countersigned by Gautier, with additional comments, probably by Napoleon in margin, fine and scarce document signed "Bonaparte"
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1235
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
REAGAN, Ronald. (1911-2004) 40th United States President, original color photograph (200:260), dedicated "To Rita and Roy Endres, With Best Wishes" and signed by Ronald Reagan (posing as President), v.f.
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1236
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
ROOSEVELT, Franklin D., (1882-1945), U.S. President, 1932 typewritten judicial proposal, rejected by Roosevelt as governor of New York, with gold seal of the state affixed alongside, countersigned by the secretary, v.f.
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1237
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
ROOSEVELT, Franklin D., (1882-1945), U.S. President, 1932 typewritten judicial proposal, rejected by Roosevelt as governor of New York, with gold seal of the state affixed alongside, countersigned by the secretary, v.f.
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Lot #1238
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
RUSSIAN ROYALTY, ELIZABETH, Petrovna (1709-62), Empress of Russia from 1741, younger daughter of Peter the Great & Catherine I, 1744 royal decree headed "We Elizabeth I", with full seal, countersigned by various officials, some toning, otherwise fine, very rare
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1239
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
RUSSIAN ROYALTY., NICHOLAS I (1796-1855), Tsar of Russia, 1825-55 despot and autocrat, absolutely opposed to all liberal reforms or independent thought. A document datelined St.Petersburg 11 February 1832 awarding order of "St.Anna Third Class", fine-v.f. and rare
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1240
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
RUSSIAN ROYALTY., NICHOLAS II (1868-1918), the last Tsar of Russia whose ineptitude and misgovernment helped to bring about the Bolshevik Revolution and the overthrow of his dynasty, three page document awarding a high decoration, dated 16th October, 1914, boldly signed "Nikolai", countersigned by other officials, with oval 8 Nov. datestamp, fine-v.f. and extremely rare
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #1241
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
RUSSIAN ROYALTY., PAUL I (1754-1801), Tsar of Russia from 1796-1801. His despotism at home and erratic policies abroad caused widespread discontent. He was assassinated by the Guard officers anxious to secure the succession of his son Alexander I; document headed "We Paul I" awarding the "Order of St.Anna" July 31, 1797 and signed "Pavel" at bottom, fine and very rare
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1242
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
SEWARD, William H (1801-72) Lincoln's Secretary of State, partly printed Department of State document, dated July 9, 1868, with red Department of State seal, apparently an oath of allegiance required from ex-Confederate officers, signed H. Seward at bottom
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1243
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
SPACE, A large color photograph of six early Soviet cosmonauts, signed by Yuri Gagarin, Valentina Tereshkova, etc., v.f., with Novosti Press Agency hs dated 1964, rare
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1244
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
SPACE, United States Space Program, collection, 43 mostly different signatures on 23 cards, FDCs or official NASA Space Flight crew photographs (five diff.), signed by John Young, Thomas Mattingly, Charles Duke, Eugene Cernan, Alan B.Shepard, Edgar Mitchell, David Scott, James Irwin, Neil Armstrong, Gus Grissom etc., signature cards include Wally Schirra, Donn Eisle, Frank Borman, James Lowell, David Scott, William Anders, Russel Schweikart, John Glenn, plus others
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Lot #1245
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
SPACE, A special booklet containing 13 color ppcs of various Soviet cosmonauts, signed on their photographs by Yuri Gagarin, A.G. Nikolayev, P.R. Popovich, V. Bykovsky, Valentina Tereshkova, V.M. Komarov (died in crash) and P.I. Belayev, others not signed, v.f. and scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1246
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
SPACE, A large black & white photograph of 10 early Soviet cosmonauts, signed by seven of them incl. Yuri Gagarin, Valentina Tereshkova, etc., rare
Price Realized
$700.00

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