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    Collection of Six Military Items. From the Spanish-American War, a Charles Gridley signed receipt; from World War II, an Andrew Higgins TLS, a L. H. M. Sanderson SP, a J. H. Doolittle TLS, and an M. B. Ridgway TLS. Also included is a Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Collection brochure containing examples of U.S. president signatures.



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    (1)  [World War II] Andrew J. Higgins TLS, one page, 8.5" x 11", New Orleans, Louisiana, January 20, 1945, to Major General E. P. Moses. Fine.

    (2)  [World War II] Gen. L. H. M. Sanderson SP of the surrender of Wake Island. Very fine.

    (3)  [World War II] Lt. Gen. J. H. Doolittle TLS, one page, 8" x 10.5", Washington, July 4, 1945, to Mrs. Anne Brennan. Fine.

    (4)  [World War II] Retired Gen. M. B. Ridgway TLS, one page, 7.25" x 10.25", Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 18, 1979, to Major John Norbutt. Very fine.

    (5)  [Spanish-American War] Rare Charles V. Gridley Signed Receipt, Buffalo, New York, September 6, 1894. Very good.

    (6)  "President--U.S.A" brochure printed by the Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Collection, four pages, 8.5" x 11", contains examples of the signatures of U.S. presidents printed on the inside spread. Very fine.

     

    These uncommon military items would make an excellent collection builder.



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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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