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Quill, Jeffrey   (1913-1996)
Quill, Jeffrey British airman, remembered as the Chief Test Pilot of the Spitfire.
Two very fine letters, handwritten in blue fountain pen ink on letterheaded paper (Ty Cerrig, Corwen, Clywyd, North Wales), one dated December 19th 1984, the other January 4th 1985.
Sent to John Carter of the Victory Services Club in London, both relate to an invitation to a lunch for the "48th Pilots course", which he is looking forward to "very much indeed". Quill had been invited to give a short talk after the meal and  he is very happy to "have a go....I have never forgotten the five months I spent flying with the Navy, disguised as an RNVR officer - and although it was such a short spell I have been been inordinately proud of it".

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ref:8938  £30.00
RAF HEROES OF WORLD WAR II & LATER, A fine collection of 11 ink signatures on printed aircraft display pieces, 3” x 2.75” or larger, of decorated airmen who include Johnnie Johnson, "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham and Harry Burton (one of the first officers of any of the British services to escape from a German prisoner-of-war camp during the war.)
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ref:9405  £60.00
Raglan, Lord   (1788-1855)
Raglan, Lord British soldier with an illustrious military career.
An excellent signature in ink, as Raglan, to the lower left corner of an envelope panel (6" x 2.25") addressed to his wife at their London home ("5 Great Stanhope Street, May Fair").

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ref:8572  £85.00
Remington, Eliphalet   (1793-1861)
Remington, Eliphalet

American blacksmith who designed the Remington Rifle.

A fine cheque for $450, drawn on the Ilion Bank and payable to Gibbs and Halces, (March 7th 1853). It has been made out entirely in Eliphalet Remington's hand and signed in black ink, with Remington adding "& Sons" to his signature.RARE.

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ref:2508  £195.00
Rundle, Leslie   (1856-1934)
Rundle, Leslie British General.
A fine ink signature, cut from the bottom of a letter, on a small piece measuring 3.75" x 0.75".

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ref:8604  £15.00
Scott Jr, Robert L.   (1908-2006)
Scott Jr, Robert L. American Air Force Flying Tiger air ace; his best-selling autobiography, God is My Co-Pilot (1943) was made into a film in 1945.
A very fine 5.5" x 3.5" card with a printed drawing of a Flying Tiger, nicely signed in black ink by Scott.

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ref:9190  £10.00
Strathnairn, Baron   (1801-1885)
Strathnairn, Baron British Field Marshal, most famous for his actions in the Indian Mutiny.
The last page (6.5" x 4.5") of a letter handwritten and signed (Strathnairn) in ink.

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ref:8635  £15.00
Williams, William   (1844-1913)
Williams, William British General, born in Nova Scotia, remembered for his gallant defence of the town of Kars against Russian attack during the Crimean War.
A fine ink signature, cut from the bottom of a letter, on a piece measuring 3.5" x 1.5".

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ref:8623  £15.00
Wingate, Reginald   (1861-1953)
Wingate, Reginald British General, in the expedition to relieve General Gordon; Governor-General of the Sudan and Sirdar of the Egyptian Army.
A fine signature in ink, cut from a handwritten letter on a piece measuring 5" x 2.75".

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ref:8613  £20.00
Wolseley, Garnet   (1833-1913)
Wolseley, Garnet Irish-born British Field Marshal.
A fine signature in ink on a small piece (1.5" x 1.75") cut from the bottom of a letter.
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ref:8596  £10.00
Wolseley, Garnet   (1833-1913)
Wolseley, Garnet Irish-born British Field Marshal.
A fine part-letter, handwritten and signed in ink on a piece measuring 3.5" x 2.5".
It reads (in full)
"I need scarely add that it would be a real pleasure to me should I be able to be of any use to you. Very truly yours, G.Wolseley"
To the reverse is the ink signature of Wellington's son, the Second Duke (1807-1884), a soldier and politician who was a classic example of a man unable to live up to a famous legacy.

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ref:8376  £25.00
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