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Item 6703 - Steve Fosset Flown Cover, Signed Photograph, and Letter Catalog 474 (Apr 2016)

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Sold Price: $396.90 (includes buyer's premium)


Three items: a TLS, personal letterhead, dated April 8, 2005, in part: “Success—and on the first attempt!…In addition to the First Solo Nonstop RTW, my 22,936 mile flight broke two records…At the time of the landing I became the simultaneous holder of the nonstop speed record Round the World by Balloon (13 days 8 hours), Sailboat (58 days 9 hours), and Airplane (67 hours)…This is the culmination of a 5 year effort. I hope you will share in the satisfaction of this achievement. This envelope was flown Round the World on Virgin Global Flyer February 28 to March 3, 2005”; the aforementioned limited edition 9.5 x 4 postal cover with a cachet honoring Fosset’s first solo nonstop round-the-world flight, numbered 379/500, signed in black ink; and a color glossy 6 x 4 photo of Fosset’s Virgin Global Flyer soaring high above mountainous terrain, signed in blue felt tip. In overall fine condition. Pre-certified Zarelli Space Authentication.

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