ALEXANDER DE SEVERSKY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/31/1962 - HFSID 321830
ALEXANDER deSEVERSKY. He writes positively of an article regarding airmail pilot Earl Ovington, dated in 1962. Typed Letter signed: "Alexander deSeversky", 1p, 7¼x10½. On personal letterhead. New York. N.Y., 1962 August 31.
Sale Price $288.00
He writes positively of an article regarding airmail pilot Earl Ovington, dated in 1962.
Typed Letter signed: "Alexander deSeversky", 1p, 7¼x10½. On personal letterhead. New York. N.Y., 1962 August 31. To Curtis Freshel, In full: "I enjoyed very much the clipping containing the story of Earl Ovington and his first air mail flight. As you requested, I am returning the clipping. Thank you very much for sending it to me. Sincerely yours," A Russian air ace in World War I, de Seversky (1894-1974) came to the United States in 1918 and founded the Seversky Aircraft Corp. (forerunner of Republic Aircraft), manufacturing pursuit planes, notably the P-47. Member of the National Aviation Hall of Fame, Seversky invented various airplane devices including a bombsight. His book advocating reliance on strategic bombing to win World War II was turned into an influential Disney documentary film in 1943, with Severesky in a starring role. Normal mailing folds. Toned. Otherwise, fine condition.
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