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Heritage Air & Space Auction Collection

Heritage Air & Space Auction Collection

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Featuring the Collections of  Joe GarinoDr. D. Owen CoonsDr. Buzz Aldrin
September 20, 2007 | Dallas, Texas
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3500 Maple Avenue, 17th FloorDallas, Texas 75219HA.com/Space
 © 2007 Heritage Auctions, Inc.
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 A 19.5% Buyer’s Premium ($9 min.) Applies To All Lots
80001
 
Three Admiral Byrd Signed Air Mail Stamps,
each a neexample o the 1928 5¢ Beacon Air Mail signed “
R E Byrd.
” Stamps are stillattached to each other and have the original gum. The stamp was issuedon July 25th. Exactly one month later, on August 25, 1928, Byrd set sail onhis rst Antarctic expedition with three aircrat aboard his ship.
Estimate: $250-$350
80002
 
Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan Collection
comprising
1) Original Signed Erickson Photograph with lengthy AutographNote Signed
DC 
” on verso. Picturing Corrigan, the 4” x 3” B&W photo issigned “
Wrong Way to Ireland/1938/Douglas Corrigan,
” On verso, Corriganhas penned “
This photo was taken Sept 1938 at Lindbergh eld by H. A. ‘Harry’ Erickson who in 1911 was the rst person to take a photo rom an airplane- Erickson also took the photo o the ‘Spirit o St Louis’ April 1927 showing the people who helped build it, o which I was one - DC.
2) Event cover,
6.5’ x3.5”, postmarked Detroit, January 30, 1939, commemorating Corrigan’svisit, signed “
Douglas Corrigan/3-14-39.
3) 1938 Of cial Los AngelesSouvenir Program
welcoming “Wrong Way” Corrigan, 8 pages, 8.5” x 11”,Not signed. On July 17, 1938, aviator Douglas Corrigan let Floyd BennettAireld in Brooklyn, NY on a ight to Los Angeles but “accidentally” wentthe wrong way. Twenty-eight hours and 13 minutes later, he landed out-side Dublin, Ireland. Corrigan returned home to a hero’s welcome. Threeitems.
Estimate: $100-$150
80003
 
Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan Toy Airplane,
5.75” long,die-stamped metal parts painted white, “Doug Corrigan Jalopy” on wings,circa late 1930s. Very light rusting, minor paint chipping and some ad-ing to name. Overall very good condition. Corrigan became the kind o bad boy hero Americans love, earning his unusual nickname in 1938 atermaking an uno cial - and illegal - ight rom New York to Ireland. Hewas supposed to have been ying to Caliornia, however claimed to havebeen turned around by oul weather.
Estimate: $150-$250
80004
 
 James Doolittle Signed Photograph,
To Al: J. H. Doolittle
,11” x 14”. Doolittle stands to Charles A. Lindbergh’s let, while the ellow inuniorm is noted Navy test pilot Alred J. Williams. It is certainly conceiv-able that Williams is the “Al” to whom this photograph is inscribed. Lightaging with some nish loss at top and crease to upper let corner. Overallvery good condition. Jimmy Doolittle, hero o 1942’s raid on Tokyo, alsocontributed greatly to aviation sport and science. A winner o every majorrace during the “Golden Age o Aviation”, he was the leading advocate o instrument ying prior to World War II.
From the collection o Cli Henderson.
Estimate: $300-$500
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