Harmer-Schau Auctions

Sale 122

Northern California Auction


Great Britain and U.S.
 
 
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Lot 523
Autographs; Great Britain, King George III Personal Letter to Son, writing to Augustus (future King of Hanover) from Windsor docketed Aug 6, 1787 one page at the University about his son's duties in Gottingen, Germany, other than usual folds, nice condition.
Estimate $300-400.
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Lot 524
Autographs; U.S., Apollo 12 Crew Signatures on Covers, both 1969 launch and landing, nice pair, Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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Lot 525
Autographs; U.S., Apollo 15 Crew Signatures on Cover, on AUG 7 1971 Orbit cachet, very fine, Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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Lot 526
Autographs; U.S., Armstrong, John; Handwritten Letter, (1758-1843), American soldier, diplomat, and politician who, as U.S. Secretary of War during the War of 1812, was blamed for British capture of Washington, D.C., framed and dated 6 Jan, 1813 in New York written to Major General Dearborn in Albany, discussing his son, small pieces gone at top left and bottom left not affecting the handwriting, fine.
Estimate $200-300.
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Lot 527
Autographs; U.S., Byrd, Richard E (1888-1957) American aviation pioneer and Antarctic explorer, signature on an add-on stationery 5¢ Airmail cover from Cleveland to Chicago, very fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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Lot 528
Autographs; U.S., Earhart, Amelia (1898-1937) American aviator, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic (1932), signature in red on an add-on stationery 5¢ envelope, fine to very fine.
Estimate $200-250.
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Lot 529
Autographs; U.S., McKinley, William (1843-1901) 25th President of the United States, 1897-1901, DS, Army commission for George M. Grimes, dated 26 December, 1899, slightly tattered, fine.
Estimate $250-300.
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Lot 530
Autographs; U.S., Morris, Robert, (1734-1806) English-born merchant and Founding Father of the U.S. He served as member of the Pennsylvania legislature, Second Continental Congress, and the U.S. Senate, also a signer of the Declaration of Independence; framed, one page written May 4, 1799 to Joseph Nicholson (?), lawyer and politician from Maryland talking about Nicholson's concern about incriminating evidence, fine condition.
Estimate $300-400.
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Lot 531
Autographs; U.S., Roosevelt, Franklin D (1882-1945) 32nd President of the United States, 1933-1945, signature on 1930 5¢ Airmail stationery env. from Albany to Chicago, very fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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Lot 532
Autographs; U.S., Sickles; General Daniel on Check, on #RN-D1 issued by Bank of the Metropolis, NY, NY, punched filing hole, otherwise fine. Sickles was involved in a number of scandals, most notably the public slaying of his wife's lover, Philip Barton Key II, a U.S. Attorney and son of Francis Scott Key, whom Sickles gunned down in broad daylight, acquitted after using temporary insanity as a legal defense for the first time in United States history; Congressman and Civil War General that was awarded Medal of Honor.
Estimate $200-300.
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Lot 533
Autographs; U.S., Early Aviator Signatures on Covers, male and female, 48 hand-signed circa 1930 covers (some with additional comments) and one real photo postcard, couple Foreign, couple politicians, all diff. incl. Chamberlain, Wilkins, Ira Baker, Rickenbaker, Doolittle, Charles Hughes, Maitland, Wade, Yancey, Cobham, Nelson, Lund Gronau, Bayles, O'Donnell, Goebel, Boyd, di Bernardi, Roy Brown, etc., unusual lot of scarce signatures, fine overall.
Estimate $1,000-1,400.
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Lot 534
  Autographs; U.S., Space Related on Covers, few hundred loose with over ½ signed, some photos signed incl. Neil Armstrong photo in frame, Al Worley, Paul Weitz, Buss Aldrin on paper, Ed Mitchell on #C76 pl. block, covers incl. Charles Duke, Apollo 14-15 and 16 crew, Neil Armstrong, etc., unchecked for auto-pen, etc., clean lot.
Estimate $300-400.
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Lot 535
Autographs; U.S., 3 Presidents on Covers, consists of 2 Truman, and Calvin Coolidge (all with auction certs), Brookman cat. $1600, fine to very fine. All ex Harmer-Schau lots.
Estimate $250-350.
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