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Chaffee, Roger Bruce (1935-1967) Childhood Book with Signature.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Chaffee, Roger Bruce (1935-1967) Childhood Book with Signature.
R. Sidney Brown's Dave Dawson on the Russian Front, Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing, [1943]; part of the War Adventure series; with Chaffee's signature on ffep; the book browned throughout, on brittle paper; 8 x 5 1/4 in.
Chaffee was a NASA astronaut who died on January 27, 1967, along with fellow astronauts Gus Grissom and Edward H. White during a pre-launch test for the Apollo 1 mission at Cape Kennedy in Florida.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Roger Bruce, Dave Dawson, Edward H. White, R. Sidney Brown, Akron, Apollo 1, Apollo program, Chaffee, Edward Higgins White, Grissom, Gus Grissom, Mercury Seven, Roger B. Chaffee, Spaceflight

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