Lot #489
Thomas Sopwith Signed Photograph and Autograph Letter Signed

"Yes I knew Lindbergh but not intimately...As far as I know he never flew any of my aeroplanes"
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Estimate: $200+

Description

"Yes I knew Lindbergh but not intimately...As far as I know he never flew any of my aeroplanes"

Aviation pioneer (1888-1989) who invented the biplane used in WWI called the Sopwith Camel. Two items: a glossy 10 x 8 photo of a Sopwith Camel, signed in blue felt tip, "T. O. M. Sopwith, 1977"; and an ALS signed "T. O. M. Sopwith," one page both sides, 5.5 x 8, June 26, 1975, in part: "Yes I knew Lindbergh but not intimately—I remember his coming to the Royal Aero Club after his Paris flight. As far as I know he never flew any of my aeroplanes." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021