RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts featuring Science and Technology

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Highlighted by a section of rare and remarkable Science and Technology autographs and space-flown artifacts, RR Auction’s June Fine Autograph and Artifact sale features a breathtaking thousand-plus lots. With signed material from Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Michael Faraday, Max Born, and Werner Heisenberg, many of the greatest scientific minds in history are represented. Other top selections include items from the personal collection of Apollo 15 commander Dave Scott, a stunning presidential autograph collection, an important Gandhi letter, and a Mickey Mouse Christmas card from Walt Disney himself. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in June 2018.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Philip D. Amour405 - Philip D. Amour
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Scarce fountain pen signature, “Sincerely, Philip D. Armour” on an off-white 3.5 x 1.75 card. Mounted and matted with two images to an overalI size of
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Laura Bridgman406 - Laura Bridgman
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Two items: an AQS in pencil, “Thou art the strength of my life. Laura D. Bridgman, Hanover, NH,” on an off-white 4.75 x 2.25 lightly lined slip, matte
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Warren Buffett407 - Warren Buffett
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Official Rawlings American League (Brown) baseball signed in blue ballpoint on the sweet spot, "Warren 'The Whip' Buffett." In fin...
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Bernhard von Bulow408 - Bernhard von Bulow
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ALS in German, one page, 8.25 x 10.5, June 1901. In full (translated): "The concept of the communality of mankind's intellectuality interes...
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Richard E. Byrd409 - Richard E. Byrd
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Three TLSs, signed “REB” and “R. E. Byrd,” dated between 1933 and 1954 respectively. The earliest, September 23, 1933, Brimmer Street letterhead, addr
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Richard E. Byrd410 - Richard E. Byrd
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Vintage glossy 9.5 x 7.5 photo of five Antarctic expedition members warming up inside their shack, signed in black ink, "R. E. Byrd." Fram...
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Andy Card411 - Andy Card
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Two items: an ALS signed "Andy Card," one page, 7 x 5, November 11, 2015, personal stationery card, in full: "Thank you for your kind...
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Randolph Churchill412 - Randolph Churchill
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ALS signed “Randolph S. Churchill,” one black-bordered page, 5 x 8, 50 Grosvenor Square letterhead, March 1, 1893. Letter to Edward Nicholl, in full:
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Eldridge Cleaver413 - Eldridge Cleaver
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Signed book: Soul on Fire. First edition. Waco, TX: Word Books, 1978. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.75, 240 pages. Signed and inscribed on the
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Dalai Lama414 - Dalai Lama
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Color 11 x 8.5 head-and-shoulders photo of the Dalai Lama with his hands pressed together in prayer, signed in Tibetan in black felt tip. In very fine
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Dalai Lama415 - Dalai Lama
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Color 7 x 10 cardstock photo of the 14th Dalai Lama, signed in blue felt tip. Back is printed "Copyright: Potala Publications; Photo by Phil He...
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George Downing416 - George Downing
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Manuscript vellum DS in Latin, signed “G. Downing,” one page, 13.75 x 2.5, November 16, 1665. A receipt for Anton Sloman from Canterbury, also mention
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Elizabeth, Queen Mother417 - Elizabeth, Queen Mother
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Royal Christmas and New Year's card with an embossed royal crown on the front, measuring 13.5 x 8 open, with an exceptional seated portrait of t...
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Elizabeth, Queen Mother418 - Elizabeth, Queen Mother
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Christmas card from 1968 featuring an embossed royal crown on the front, measuring 14.75 x 9.25 open, with an affixed artistic portrait of Queen Eliza
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Charles Evers419 - Charles Evers
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TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, Levers for Governor Committee letterhead, November 17, 1971. Letter to Bill Hagenaver, in part: "Although I am somewha...
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Indira Gandhi420 - Indira Gandhi
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Fountain pen signature, "Indira Gandhi, 1984,” on an off-white 3.5 x 2.25 card bearing an embossed state emblem of India. In fine condition. Ac...
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Indira Gandhi421 - Indira Gandhi
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Matte-finish 6 x 8.25 head-and-shoulders photo of Indira Gandhi, signed boldly in the lower border in blue fountain pen, "Indira Gandhi, 1984.&...
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J. Paul Getty422 - J. Paul Getty
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Two items: a personal check, 8.25 x 3.25, filled out in type and signed by Getty, payable to The National Supply Company for $617.59, November 8, 1943
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Jane Goodall423 - Jane Goodall
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Two items: a color semi-glossy 14 x 11 cardstock photo of Goodall feeding a banana to a large chimpanzee, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “For
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Mikhail Gorbachev424 - Mikhail Gorbachev
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Color glossy 10 x 8 photo of President Ronald Reagan in a two-handed handshake with Gorbachev, signed by the latter in black ink. In fine condition, w
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Mikhail Gorbachev and Margaret Thatcher425 - Mikhail Gorbachev and Margaret Thatcher
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of the important politicians outside 10 Downing Street, signed in white ink, "M. Gorbachev," and in black felt t...
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Francois Hanriot426 - Francois Hanriot
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Manuscript DS, in French, signed “Hanriot,” one page, 7.25 x 11.5, circa 1792. Untranslated document on Force Armee de Paris letterhead. In very good
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Hell's Angels: Barger and Christie427 - Hell's Angels: Barger and Christie
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Two photos: an 11 x 8.5 laserprint full-length photo of Sony Barger as he's pictured on the front cover for the soundtrack to the 1969 Outlaw bi...
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Mark Hofmann428 - Mark Hofmann
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Personal check, 6 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Hofmann, payable to LDS Cafeteria for $4.60, September 23, 1982. In fine condition.
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J. Edgar Hoover429 - J. Edgar Hoover
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Set of five TLSs, signed “J. Edgar Hoover” and “J. E. Hoover,” five pages in total, FBI and United States Department of Justice letterhead, dated betw
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Justices and Politicians430 - Justices and Politicians
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Collection of fourteen checks from the 19th and 20th centuries, each signed by a noted judge or politician. Signers include: Supreme Court justices Wi
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Ingvar Kamprad431 - Ingvar Kamprad
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Color satin-finish 8 x 11.75 close-up photo, signed in black felt tip by Kamprad, who adds the date, "2013, 02, 25." In fine condition.
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King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia432 - King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
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Color satin-finish 5.75 x 8 photo of King Abdullah as crown prince, signed in black felt tip. Also captioned and dated 1985 in another hand. Housed in
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King Edward VII and Family433 - King Edward VII and Family
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Group of four 4.25 x 6.25 cabinet photos of King Edward VII and his royal family: a photo of Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) in regal
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King Edward VII and King William IV434 - King Edward VII and King William IV
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Two items: an ink signature of King Edward VII, "Edward R & I," on an off-white 3.5 x .75 slip affixed to a larger beige sheet; and an...
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King Fahd of Saudi Arabia435 - King Fahd of Saudi Arabia
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Color satin-finish 5.5 x 8 photo of King Fahd, signed in the lower border in ballpoint. Housed in its original 6.75 x 9.5 presentation folder. In fine
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King George IV436 - King George IV
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Manuscript DS, signed “George R.,” one page, 9.5 x 14.75, July 1, 1820. King George approves a yearly pension of fifty pounds for Mary Turner Cabell (
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King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia437 - King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia
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Color matte-finish 4.75 x 6.75 photo of the Spanish royal couple, affixed to its original 7.75 x 10.75 mount, signed on the mount in felt tip, "...
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King Umberto II438 - King Umberto II
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Matte-finish 6.75 x 9.25 portrait of the king with his son Vittorio Emanuele, boldly signed and inscribed in the lower border in fountain pen, "...
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King Wilhelm I439 - King Wilhelm I
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LS in German, one page, 8.25 x 11, May 10, 1836. Untranslated letter for the delivery of a gift to Frau von Dresky in Küstrin. In very good to ...
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King Wilhelm II440 - King Wilhelm II
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LS in German, one page, 8.25 x 10.5, July 12, 1905. Untranslated letter to the General Command of the III Army Corps, related to a lieutenant and the
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Ferdinand de Lesseps441 - Ferdinand de Lesseps
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Striking 4.25 x 6.5 cabinet photo of de Lesseps by Paul Rochas & Bannel of Paris, signed and inscribed on the mount in crisp black ink, "A ...
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Emmanuel Macron442 - Emmanuel Macron
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Handsome color glossy 8 x 10 close-up photo of the French president, signed in gold ink, "Amicalement, Emmanuel Macron." In very fine cond...
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Golda Meir443 - Golda Meir
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Matte-finish 5 x 7 photo of Meir in a tranquil head-and-shoulders pose, signed in the lower border in black ink. In fine condition, with a few slight
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Angela Merkel444 - Angela Merkel
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Attractive color satin-finish 8 x 10.5 half-length photo of the German Chancellor wearing a red coat against a white background, signed in blue felt t
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Mother Teresa445 - Mother Teresa
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TLS signed “God bless you, M Teresa mc,” on an off-white 6.25 x 3.25 prayer slip with an image of Mother Teresa holding a child, November 19, 1990. Le
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Timothy Pickering446 - Timothy Pickering
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Partly-printed DS, signed “Tim. Pickering jun'r, Justice of the Peace,” one page, 8.25 x 13, August 13, 1776. Deed between Joseph Barnard and Jo...
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Pope Pius XI447 - Pope Pius XI
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Uncommon hand-illuminated apostolic benediction, signed "Pius PP XI," one page, 13.25 x 19.25, bearing an affixed circular portrait of Pop...
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Prince George, Duke of Kent448 - Prince George, Duke of Kent
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ALS signed “George,” one page both sides, 5.25 x 7, personal letterhead letterhead, November 23, 1940. Letter to Mrs. Egan, the widow of one of his ch
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Queen Victoria449 - Queen Victoria
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Third-person ALS, signed within the text, "The Queen," one page, 4.5 x 7.25, black-bordered royal letterhead, August 24, 1841. In full: &q...
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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert450 - Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
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Two handsome cabinet photos: a 4.25 x 6.5 photo of Queen Victoria in a regal outfit, by Alexander Bassano of London; and a 4.25 x 6.25 photo of Prince
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Yitzhak Rabin451 - Yitzhak Rabin
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Color glossy 7 x 9 photo of Rabin in his office, signed in the lower border in black felt tip, "Y. Rabin." In fine condition.
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Charles Sumner452 - Charles Sumner
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ALS, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7.25, February 21, 1844. Letter likely sent to John Jay, Jr., an attorney, diplomat, and grandson of Su
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Tehran Conference453 - Tehran Conference
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Exceptional original glossy 8.5 x 6.75 photo of Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin seated with President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churc
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Margaret Thatcher454 - Margaret Thatcher
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Satin-finish 8 x 10 close-up photo of Thatcher behind a microphone, signed in gold ink. In fine condition.
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