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Campbell, Malcolm   (1885-1948)
Campbell, Malcolm Internationally famous English speed record pioneer; began the legendary Bluebird speed dynasty racing cars at Brooklands in 1910.
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fine typed letter (Old Bond Street House, 6-8 Old Bond Street, London, W1, 10th March 1933), responding with thanks to a man who has sent a cable of congratulations following "Blue Bird's recent success". There's a good signature (M.Campbell) in black fountain pen ink at the conclusion
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ref:6289  £175.00
Cotton, Henry   (1907-1987)
Cotton, Henry Great English golfer of the 1930s.
An excellent signature in black fountain pen ink on a 3" x 1.75" slip of paper.

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ref:8569  £30.00
Crowley, Dave   (1910-1974)
Crowley, Dave British boxer, one of Britain's most exciting feather/lightweights of the 1930s.
A fine signature in blue ink on a 4.5" x 3.5" album page.

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ref:5451  £10.00
Curry, John   (1949-1994)
Curry, John British Olympic, European and World Figure Skating Champion, who died of an AIDs-induced heart attack at the age of just 44.
A bold signature in blue ink on a 4" x 2.25" slip of paper.  Good display mounting potential.


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ref:8609  £8.00
Dean, Millvina   (1912-2009)
Dean, Millvina British survivor of RMS Titantic, the youngest person on board.
A very fine modern black and white reproduction (8" x 10") of RMS Titanic. neatly signed to a clear area of the image in black ink. (The photograph comes with a small candid photograph of Millvina Dean at the signing.)

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ref:10440  £50.00
Delporte, Eugene   (1882-1955)
Delporte, Eugene Belgian astronomer, most famous for discoveries of asteroids and comets.
A fine ink signature, cut irregularly from the bottom of a letter, on a piece measuring 3" x 1.5".

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ref:8846  £10.00
Dilke, Charles Wentworth   (1843-1911)
Dilke, Charles Wentworth Talented Liberal politician whose career was spectacularly ended by a juicy sex scandal in 1886; known as the "Lost Prime Minister".
A complete envelope, addressed and signed in ink in Dilke's hand to the lower left corner. The envelope was specially printed for correspondence relating to the Royal Commission on Housing of the Working Classes, set up in 1884 under Dilke's leadership.

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ref:8391  £15.00
Dimbleby, Richard   (1913-1965)
Dimbleby, Richard Iconic British broadcaster, the first reporter to enter Belsen concentration camp on its liberation by the British army.
A fine typed letter on a 9.5" x 7" sheet of headed notepaper (May 9th, 1956) to a Mrs Troke, who has invited him to the ceremony at which she will be made Lymington's first woman mayor. Dimbledby declines with the greatest regret and explains that he has a regular BBC commitment every Wednesday in London. He ends by saying "You will be in command of a lovely borough and I am sure you will serve it admirably as its first citizen." There's a good signature in blue ink at the conclusion.
Richard Dimbleby signed material is surprisingly scarce.

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ref:7649  £20.00
Earl of Cardigan, Robert Brudenell 6th   (1760-1837)
Earl of Cardigan, Robert Brudenell 6th English cricketer and early member of the Marylebone Cricket Club who made eight known appearances at major cricket matches between 1790 and 1793.
A very fine signature in ink on an 1829 Free Front.

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ref:7846  £20.00
Eisenhower, Mamie   (1896-1979)
Eisenhower, Mamie Wife of United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
A very fine letter, typed on headed notepaper (Palm Desert, California, January 10, 1967) to a friend, the socialite Mrs Mollie Cullum.

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ref:8721  £50.00
Eyston, George   (1897-1979)
Eyston, George British racing and land speed record car driver, engineer and inventor.
A fine vintage signature in fountain pen ink of a 3" x 1.5" card.

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ref:8869  £25.00
Faithfull, Emily   (1835-1895)
Faithfull, Emily English publisher, writer and feminist.
A very fine signature in black ink, cut from the bottom of a letter on a piece measuring 4" x 2.75".

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ref:8748  £18.00
Flynt, Larry   (1942- )
Flynt, Larry American publisher of the soft-porn magazine, Hustler, paralysed from the waite down due to injuries sustained in a 1978 assassination attempt.
A fine black and white 8" x 10" photograph, nicely signed in black ink across a clear area of the image.

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ref:4082  £20.00
Foyle, Christina   (1911-1999)
Foyle, Christina London's best known bookseller and the creator and hostess of Britain's most famous literary luncheon series.
A fine signature on an 8" x 4" piece cut from the bottom of a letter.

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ref:7821  £10.00
Freeling, Francis   (1764-1836)
Freeling, Francis Great British postal reformer who became the Secretary of H.M.General Post Office.
A very fine letter, handwritten and signed in ink on a 9" x 7" sheet of notepaper (General Post Office 1830), to a man who appears to have been an early autograph collector.

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ref:10568  £30.00
Fuchs, Vivian   (1908-1999)
Fuchs, Vivian

British polar explorer. A fine black and white 5.5" x 3.75" photograph, nicely signed in blue ink across a clear area of the image.

 


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ref:1332  £25.00
Geddes, Eric Campbell   (1875-1937)
Geddes, Eric Campbell Very important British logistics Minister during World War One, responsible for vastly increasing the production of guns, ammunition and explosives, making sure they got to the Front quickly, and doing the same for the production of merchant shipping. Lloyd George said of Geddes that he was "one of the most remarkable men which the State called to its aid “.
A very fine typed letter on an 8" x 10" sheet of headed notepaper (Sir Eric Geddes, St James's House, St James's Street, London SW1, 20th May 1932) to Sir Henry Page Croft (1881-1947), a decorated soldier and Conservative Party politician.

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ref:8978  £0.00
George IV, King   (1762- 1830)
George IV, King King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover from January 29th 1820; from 1811 until his accession he served as Prince Regent during his father's final mental illness.
A very fine signature in ink on a large piece cut from a document (about 8" x 3").

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ref:8891  £75.00
Grahame-White, Claude   (1879-1959)
Grahame-White, Claude Charismatic British pioneer aviator, much disliked by the Wright Brothers for his swagger, lifestyle and love of self-publicity.
A very fine vintage black and white postcard, showing the nonchalant, bow-tied young aviator in front of one of his aircraft. There's a fine signature in ink to the reverse.
The card has been sent through the postal system, and cancellation on the half-penny stamp is dated  November 27th, 1912.


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ref:8243  £40.00
Greville, Countess of Warwick, Frances (Darling Daisy)   (1861-1938)
Greville, Countess of Warwick, Frances (Darling Daisy) Extraordinary English society beauty and mistress to King Edward VII; known as "Daisy".
A fine signature in ink, cut from the bottom of a letter on a piece (4.75" x 3.25").

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ref:8742  £15.00
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