Document signed ("J.H. Doolittle", "Paul Tibbets", "Chuck Yeager", and "John Glenn"), n.p., n.d. 1 page, oblong 8vo, on an envelope honoring the May 13, 1918 issue of the misprinted and inverted Flying Jenny, with a 22-karat gold replica of the Inverted Jenny. Signed by Doolittle, who led the first raid over Tokyo in 1924, Tibbets who piloted the Enola Gay in 1945, Yeager, who was the first pilot to break the sound barrier in 1947, and Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962. -- CORRIGAN, Douglas (1907-1995). Autograph letter signed ("Douglas Corrigan"), to Bill Schneider, [Los Angeles], 28 June 1945. 1 page, 8vo, bifolium, on blank leaf of a conjoined request from Schneider for an autograph, original envelope addressed in Schneider's hand, lightly creased, erased pencil notes upper margin. "A day off from flying due to a tooth ache enables me to sign these photos for you" [not included]. -- SIKORSKY, Igor (1889-1972). Autograph letter signed ("I. Sikorsky"), to Catherine, Pass Christian, Mississippi, 3 September 1960. 2 pages, 4to, on Palms Hotel stationery, staple and staple holes upper left, lightly creased, slight chipping to edges. Sikorsky sends a report of the progress of his travels and asks that the recipient send four blank checks and the address of an officer at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs to a Colorado address. -- Together, 3 manuscripts.
Estimate $ 350-450
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California