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Lot #440
Robert H. Goddard

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American scientist (1882–1945) whose seminal research and experimentation in rocketry laid the foundations for the exploration of space. TLS signed “R. H. Goddard,” one page, 8.5 x 11, Mescalero Ranch, Roswell, New Mexico letterhead, October 12, 1936. Goddard writes to a Massachusetts collector. In part: “While it may be possible to arrange for the photograph or letter you request, I cannot promise this with certainty, for if I make one exception, I will, in fairness to others, have to make many similar requests, which I am naturally reluctant to do….” Light handling wear, otherwise fine, clean condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #330 - Ended February 13, 2008