U.S. and Worldwide Stamps; South America; Russia
January 13-14, 2010

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Lot #238
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
BENES, Eduard (1884-1948), Czechoslovak statesman; forced into exile by Hitler after the Nazi occupation of Sudetenland; president of the Czechoslovak government in exile, with headquarters in England (1939-45). ALS dated 29 May, 1918, in French on imprinted "Conseil National des Pays Tcheques" stationery, 4 pages, octavo, Paris. Benes writes: "Mon Colonel", regarding the Czech prisoners, including those in Russia, fine and very rare ALS, with full English translation
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #239
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
CHAMBERLIN, Clarence D. and NICHOLS, Ruth, R. (famous aviators), ALS from each, the latter on "Miss Ruth R. Nichols" stationery, dated March 20, 1948; the former on Hotel McAlpin stationery addressed to the secretary of Aerial League of America, v.f. and scarce lot
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #240
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
CHAMBERLIN, Clarence D. and Nichols, Ruth, R. (famous aviators), typed letter from each, the latter from Miss Ruth R. Nichols, dated August 29, 1949 to George Kaufman: "One of my objectives in making this flight was to become the first woman to act as a pilot on around the world flight..."; the former on "Richmond Air Junction Association" stationery, dated Feb.2, 1927 describing the airplane, signed by Clarence D.Chamberlin and passengers, fine-v.f., rare
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #241
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
COOLIDGE, Calvin (1872-1933), 30th U.S. President, signed photo by Harris & Ewing (9 1/2:13 1/2inches), with dedication at bottom and dated 1929, fine
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #242
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
COOLIDGE, Calvin (1872-1933), 30th U.S. President, signed photo by Underwood & Underwood (9 1/2:13 1/2inches), with dedication at bottom "to Theodore J. Krokus, with regards", fine
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #243
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
COOLIDGE, Calvin (1872-1933), 30th U.S. President, signed appointment of a foreign service officer, dated September 24, 1927, signed by the President and Acting Secretary of State
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #244
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
GARIBALDI, Giuseppe (1807-1882), Italian patriot and general, one of the creators of modern Italy. Signed "G.Garibaldi" on small card with mounted photo, printed "Taken from Life by order of the Central Garibaldian Committee of Genova", dated Dec.3, 1862, very rare
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #245
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
GILBERT, William and SULLIVAN, Arthur. A selection of relevant letters incl. 1872 ALS from Gilbert, 1883 4-page letter, also signed carte de visit (1880) and printed lithographed 6x9 portrait with facsimile signature from Sullivan, additional ALS by Sir Edward German (completed "Ivanhoe"), Sabine Baring-Gould ("Onward Christian Soldiers"), George Grossmith (actor), Richard D'Oyly Carte (manager), Sir Bernard ("Cox and Box"), Henry Irving (actor), a wonderful assembly
Unsold
Lot #246
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
HOOVER, Herbert (1874-1964), 31st U.S. President, signed full-face, bust pose photo (9x12inches), inscribed "To Harley C. Moore Jr, with the good wishes of Herbert Hoover", v.f.
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #247
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
HOOVER, Herbert C (1874-1964), 31st President of the United States, signed photo, matted and ready for framing, dedicated to Henry Hostek and signed twice, v.f.
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #248
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
HUMPHREY, Hubert H (1911-1978), U.S. Political leader, Vice President (1965-69), two items, with typewritten letter headed "The Vice President, Washington", dated May 31, 1968 addressed to Mr. Pollock, President Textile Workers Union of America, v.f., also typewritten letter headed "The Vice President, Washington", dated April 19, 1968 addressed to Mr. Pollock, President Textile Workers Union of America, discussing the death of Martin Luther King, also accompanied by a copy of Humphrey's speech following Dr.King's assassination
Unsold
Lot #249
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
KENNEDY, Jacqueline, Onassis. Two items, one typewritten letter dated Nov.9, 1960 to Mr. Fuller thanking him for a donation to the party; the other the donation itself: a cashed check for $2, endorsed by Mrs. Kennedy, v.f., scarce
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #250
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
LINDBERGH, Charles A (1902-74), American aviator, signed "C. A. Lindbergh" on front page of an elaborate menu from a dinner honoring Charles Lindbergh in Detroit, Michigan, Wednesday, August 10, 1927 at the Book-Cadillac Hotel, v.f.
Unsold
Lot #251
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
LISZT, Franz (1811-1886), Hungarian Romantic composer and virtuoso pianist who revolutionized keyboard technique and became a public idol, ALS (with his initials) in French "Pardon madam" (.. for being tardy with response ...), v.f.
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #252
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
LISZT, Franz (1811-1886), Hungarian Romantic composer and virtuoso pianist who revolutionized keyboard technique and became a public idol, ALS in French "Voici madam" .. , v.f.
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #253
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
LOUIS XV (1710-1774), King of France, reigned 1715-1774, nicknamed "The Well-Beloved", large sheet representing part of the itinerary, dated 1751 and signed "Louis" (probably by his secretary), interesting document countersigned by various government officials
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #254
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
MADISON, James (1751-1836) Fourth U.S. President, large folded Naval Commission, undated, with name left blank, beautifully engraved, signed by President James Madison and his Secretary of State Robert Smith, a fine showpiece, with embossed Government seal, rare
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #255
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
MAZZINI, Giuseppe (1805-1872), Italian patriot and a leading propagandist of the Risorgimento. A small ALS dated 22 Dec., 1865 and signed "Gius. Mazzini", very rare, with full translation
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #256
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
MAZZINI, Giuseppe (1805-1872), Italian patriot and a leading propagandist of the Risorgimento. A four page ALS along with envelope, London June 22, 1846, minor toning, still fine and rare
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #257
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
MEANY, George (1894-1980), U.S. Labor Leader, president of AFL-CIO, typewritten letter dated Feb.3, 1970 to William Pollock, President Textile Workers Union of America, v.f.
Unsold

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