Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Our Current Auction Closes Jan 10    
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About US   Featured Lots 
Bidder Login
Bidder #

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends January 10th
Olympics Auction Preview
Begins Jan 11, 2018
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2018 Auction Calendar
Jan 11
Jan 19
Feb 8
Mar 1
Mar 15
Apr 12
Apr 20
Apr 26
May 10
May 18
Jun 14
Jun 23
Jul 12
Jul 20
Aug 9
Aug 17
Sep 13
Sep 13
Sep 27
Oct 11
Oct 19
Oct 26
Nov 8
Nov 16
Dec 6
Dec 14
  More Dates & Deadlines

Item 9007 - Chuck Yeager Handwritten Letter and Signed Photograph Catalog 518 (Nov 2017)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Sold Price: $2,027.38 (includes buyer's premium)


Two items: an ALS, one page, lightly lined, 7.75 x 10.5, February 10 [no year], addressed to "Dennis," in part: "The XS-1 program, being the first 'Military' test program, where 'blue suiters' were doing the test flying, was not limited by money, materials or physical fitness. It was limited by technology and the value of human life. That's pretty simple so it seems, but remember that the majority of engineers in the field of aviation did not believe that an airplane could be flown faster than sound. Airplanes had never been flown faster than about 90% of the speed of sound prior to the XS-1 in 1947"; and a glossy 10 x 8 black and white photo of Yeager posing with his 'Glamorous Glennis' Bell X-1 aircraft, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To Tony, Chuck Yeager." In overall fine condition. From The Bill Lende Collection.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.

You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information

Tips For Consignors


For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.