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Early French aviator and a fighter pilot (1888-1918) during World War I. A tennis center was named after him in the 1920s, the Stade de Roland Garros, the stadium that accommodates the French Open tournament, which is officially called Les internationaux de France de Roland-Garros (the 'French Internationals of Roland Garros'). Scarce ALS signed “Garros,” three pages on two adj…

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ALS signed "Charles (A. Lindbergh)," three pages, 8.5 x 11, July 15, 1973. Handwritten letter to one of his closest friends, Sam Proctor, in Australia. In part: "I had hoped to write to you long before this about another visit to Australia, as you so considerately suggested in your letter. But a virus I contracted some months ago has forced me to curtail activities and travelling. I lost a lot of…

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Exceedingly rare vintage fountain pen signature with the date of his historic flight, "Orville Wright, First flight: 17th December, 1903, Kitty Hawk, N.C. U.S.A.,” on an off-white 10 x 7 card. In very fine condition. A large, unique piece unlike any Wright autograph we have previously encountered.

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Austrian skydiver and daredevil (born 1969) who jumped to Earth from a helium balloon in the stratosphere in 2012, setting a world record for skydiving at approximately 24 miles. Color satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of Baumgartner in his 'Mission to the Edge of Space' suit, signed in black felt tip. In fine condition.

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German test pilot (1912-1979) who was the first female member of the Luftwaffe; she set an array of world firsts and records during her flying and gliding career. Mailing envelope, 6.5 x 3.75, bearing a pair of Berlin cancellation stamps dated September 17, 1977, signed in ballpoint by Hanna Reitsch. In fine condition.

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