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Autographs ~ Generals, Presidents, Astronauts,
Athletes, Performers, Notable People

        On this page you will find 48 covers autographed by presidents, first ladies, generals, admirals, astronauts, and other notable people. You'll find especially scarce autographs of Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Harry Truman, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Alan Bean, Sally Ride, and Ken Blanchard at bargain prices.
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Presidents, Vice Presidents, First Ladies, Presidential Candidates

Pres Calvin Coolidge
AU-01. Pres Calvin Coolidge on C10 cover addr to Nickles, 5/25/28. $400.00
Pres Herbert Hoover
AU-02. Pres Herbert Hoover on FDC of Sc 989, 4/20/50. $500.00
Pres Harry Truman
AU-03. Pres Harry Truman on autograph request card w/env to Italy. $300.00
Pres Lyndon Johnson
AU-04. Pres Lyndon Johnson on FDC of Sc 1208. Unaddressed. $400.00
Three first ladies
AU-06. Bess Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, Lady Bird Johnson. SOLD
Barry Goldwater
AU-19. Barry Goldwater, presidential candidate in 1962. With #10 indicia env. $50.00
Pres Richard Nixon
AU-07. Pres Richard Nixon on 1973 Inauguration cover. Scarce! $300.00
VP Richard Nixon
AU-05. VP Richard Nixon thermograph mailing indicia on #10 envelope. $10.00
Nelson Rockefeller
AU-25. Nelson Rockefeller, VP, $50.00
Pres Gerald Ford
AU-08. Pres Gerald R. Ford on FDC of Scott 1109. $90.00
Pres Gerald Ford
AU-09A. Gerald Ford w/astronauts Richard Truly & Joe Engle. $150.00
Pres Gerald Ford
AU-09. Pres Gerald Ford on FDC of Scott 2047. $75.00
Betty Ford
AU-10. Betty Ford on FDC of Scott 1927, Alcoholism. SOLD
Pres Jimmy Carter
AU-10A. Pres Jimmy Carter, Rosalyn Carter, Mrs Robert Goddard. $100.00
Pres Ronald Reagan
AU-11. Pres Ronald Reagan and VP George Bush. Seldom seen! SOLD
VP Dan Quayle
AU-12. VP Dan Quayle on 1989 Inauguration cover. $50.00
VP Dan Quayle
AU-13. VP Dan Quayle on 1989 Inauguration cover. $60.00
Barbara Bush
AU-14. First Lady Barbara Bush on 1989 Inauguration cover. SOLD
VP Al Gore
AU-15. VP Al Gore on Tennessee State Bird & Flower cover. $75.00
Malcolm Baldrige
AU-18. Malcolm Baldrige, Sec'y of Commerce w/photo & article. Nice! $25.00

Astronauts, Pilots

Amelia Earhart
AU-16. Amelia Earhart on first transcontinental flight, 9/8/30. Unique! SOLD
John Glenn
AU-27. John Glenn on recovery cover from Friendship 7 space capsule splashdown, 2/23/62. $200.00
Buzz Aldrin, Alan Shepard
AU-28. Buzz Aldrin, Alan Shepard. Houston training 3/25/69 and anniv of moon landing, 7/20/85. SOLD
Astronauts
AU-29. Apollo XII astronauts, Charles Conrad, Dick Gordon, Alan Bean! Launch 11/14/69. SOLD
Astronauts
AU-31. Apollo XII, Charles Conrad, Dick Gordon, Alan Bean! Splashdown 11/24/69. SOLD
Astronauts
AU-30. Alan Bean on First Day Cover of Decade in Space stamps, Scott 1434-35, 8/2/71, Houston cancel. SOLD

1918. James Beggs, NASA Administrator, July 10, 1981 to Dec 4, 1985. On FDC of Scott 1918, 5/21/81. $25.00
Pres Gerald Ford
AU-09A. Gerald Ford w/astronauts Richard Truly & Joe Engle, Shuttle training flight, also Bion-6 launch. $150.00
Shuttle astronauts
AU-33. Challenger astronauts Sally Ride, Bob Crippen, Rick Hauck, John Fabian, Norm Thagard on STS-7 launch. $200.00
Terry Hart
AU-35. Terry Hart, astronaut STS 41-C, April 6-13, 1984. On Balloon Championship cover. With NASA bio. SOLD

Performers, Inventors, Famous and Notable People

Maurice Thatcher
AU-34. Maurice H. Thatcher. Canal Zone Stamp shows the Thatcher Bridge over the Panama Canal. $35.00
Emmett Kelly
AU-20. Emmett Kelly, famous clown, on Circus FDC. $35.00
Kenneth Wilson
1285. Kenneth Wilson, Nobel Prize winner, on Einstein FDC. SOLD
Inventors of Transistor
AU-23. Inventors of Transistor: Bardeen, Brattain, Shockley. SOLD
Peter Denning
1501. Peter Denning, computer scientist on electronics FDC. $10.00
Ken Blanchard
1920. Ken Blanchard, author of One Minute Manager on Prof Management FDC. $15.00

2054. Martti Talvela, Finish. At 6 ft 8 in, the tallest opera singer of all time. $10.00
Scott Hamilton
AU-24. Scott Hamilton, figure scating 1st place 1984 Olympics, SOLD

Generals, Admirals, Military Leaders

Omar N. Bradley
General of the Army Omar N. Bradley on West Point FDC, SOLD
Matthew Ridgeway
General Matthew Ridgeway on Korean Veterans FDC, SOLD
Lewis B. Hershey
Maj. Gen. Lewis B. Hershey as free frank on Minkus patriotic env, SOLD
Curtis E. LeMay
General Curtis LeMay on Patton FDC, SOLD
Jimmie Doolittle
Capt Jimmie Doolittle on postwar FDC, SOLD
Adm Chester Nimitz
Adm Chester Nimitz on WWII patriotic cover honoring him. As he died in 1966, Nimitz autographs are very scarce. SOLD
Adm Chester Nimitz
Adm Chester Nimitz at Annapolis at John Paul Jones Bicentennial in 1947. Nimitz autographs are rare! SOLD
General Douglas MacArthur
General Douglas MacArthur on USS Quincy VJ-Day censored cover w/ship cachet. UNIQUE! SOLD
General Douglas MacArthur
General Douglas MacArthur on Philippine VJ-Day commemorative postcard. A fabulous item, SOLD
Mrs Douglas MacArthur
Mrs. Douglas MacArthur on 40th anniv of VJ day with Nimitz stamp, handpainted, SOLD
Pres Dwight Eisenhower
Dwight D Eisenhower on 1945 FDC of WWII Army stamp w/Fleetwood cachet by Dorothy Knapp. SENSATIONAL! SOLD
6 famous WWII generals
Generals Matthew Ridgeway, Maxwell Taylor, Mark Clark, Wm Westmoreland, Adm Thomas Moorer, Capt J Doolittle. Spectacular! SOLD
George L Mabry
George L Mabry Jr, Medal of Honor for action near Schzven Nutte, Germany on 11/20/44. On FDC w/Pentagon cancel. SOLD
Lt Col Chas Miller
B-29 Record flight Honolulu - Washington, Cmdr & Navigator autographs, ONLY ONE MADE! Sept 1945. Click for more info. SOLD
Wm Westmoreland
General William Westmoreland, General of US Army in Vietnam on Vietnam Veterans FDC, SOLD

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