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General Ira C. Eaker Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

GENERAL IRA C. EAKER
Born: April 13, 1896 in Field Creek, Texas
Died: August 6, 1987 in Camp Springs, Maryland
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IRA EAKER (1896-1987) made the first transcontinental flight purely on instruments (1936). During WWII, he personally led the first U.S. B-17 bomber strike against German occupation forces in France, the bombing of Rouen, August 17, 1942. In June 1944, after being transferred to the Mediterranean, he flew the first bombing raid from Italy into Germany, landing in the Soviet Union after striking factory and oil installations and other military targets. In 1944, he was named Commander of the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces. In 1970, Eaker was enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame.
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  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1947  - HFSID 156084
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1947 - HFSID 156084
    IRA C. EAKER 1¢ postcard signed by Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker in 1947 Signature: "Ira Eaker,/Lt Gen USA, 5½x3¼ post card. Addressed on verso (unknown hand) to H. Lloyd, Eresson, Pennsylvania, postmarked Washington, D.C., December 9, 1947. Ink caption (unknown hand) below signature.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 67217
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 67217
    IRA EAKER B/w bust photograph of Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker in uniform, signed "with every good wish" Photograph inscribed and signed: "To W. Godward, Esq,/with every good/wish -/Ira Eaker,/Lt Gen USAF/(Ret). B/w, 8x10. EAKER (1896-1987) made the first transcontinental flight purely on instruments (1936).

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - ENVELOPE SIGNED CIRCA 1979  - HFSID 315451
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - ENVELOPE SIGNED CIRCA 1979 - HFSID 315451
    IRA C. EAKER The National Aviation Hall of Fame member signs an envelope commemorating the Pan American Goodwill Flight of 1926-1927, on which he was a pilot. Commemorative Envelope signed: "Ira C. Eaker/Lt Gen USAF (Ret)", 6½x3½.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED  - HFSID 343720
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED - HFSID 343720
    IRA C. EAKER The Air Force General signs this First Day Cover honoring naval aviation First Day Cover signed: "Ira C Eaker/Lt. Gen. USAF/(Ret)" in black felt. 6½x3½. First Day Cover honoring the 50th Anniversary of Naval Aviation, postmarked San Diego, California, August 20, 1961. 4c stamp affixed. FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: GENERAL EARLE E. PARTRI - HFSID 221982
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: GENERAL EARLE E. PARTRIDGE - HFSID 221982
    EARLE E. Partridge and IRA C. EAKER WWI enemy aircraft signed by Air Force Commander in Korea and WWII Air Force General. Art Reproduction signed: "E.E. Partridge" and "Ira C. Eaker". Color, 14x11 overall, image 11¼ x9 (one surface). Depicting the Albatros D.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/03/1977  - HFSID 24148
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/03/1977 - HFSID 24148
    IRA C. EAKER Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter in 1977 to express his regret that he can't attend the recipient's 100th birthday. Eaker was 80 years old when he signed this. Typed Letter signed: "Ira C Eaker". Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/18/1965  - HFSID 254385
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/18/1965 - HFSID 254385
    Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter in 1965 to say that he wouldn't be able to meet the recipient in Washington, D. C., due to his flying to a function with General Curtis LeMay.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/22/1974  - HFSID 264316
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/22/1974 - HFSID 264316
    IRA EAKER Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter in 1974. It accompanied autographed photographs of himself and General Carl Spaatz. Typed Letter signed: "Ira C Eaker", 1 p, 8½x11. On personal letterhead. Washington, D.C., 1974 March 22. To Dean Veremakis, Richmond, Virginia.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1981  - HFSID 167589
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1981 - HFSID 167589
    Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter in 1981 to say that he can't answer the recipient's questions. Accompanied by an unsigned program from the presentation of a Special Congressional Gold Medal to Eaker.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1981  - HFSID 190324
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1981 - HFSID 190324
    Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter to a teacher in 1981 to say that he was "delighted to be of some assistance to you in encouraging your students to study modern events and people."

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/23/1976  - HFSID 167576
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/23/1976 - HFSID 167576
    Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter in 1976, saying "I heard early in life that only the good die young. So, I have spent the intervening years making certain that I did not get an early call on that account." He died 11 years after signing this letter, at the ripe old age of 91.

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/09/1977  - HFSID 158402
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/09/1977 - HFSID 158402
    IRA C. EAKER Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter in 1977 to say that he was too busy to write a book. Typed Letter signed: "Ira C Eaker". Blue ink notations on verso in unknown hand. 2 pages, 7¼x10¼, single-sided sheets, on his personalized stationery. June 9, 1977.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/05/1964  - HFSID 254384
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/05/1964 - HFSID 254384
    IRA C. EAKERThe Lieutenant Air Force General signed this typed letter in 1964 about the 20th anniversary of the Allied invasion of France. Typed Letter Signed: "Ira C. Eaker", 1¼p, 8½x11, separate sheets. Washington, D.C., 1964 August 5. To Henry Manson, St. Louis, Missouri.

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/22/1979  - HFSID 207754
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/22/1979 - HFSID 207754
    IRA C. EAKER Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter to a teacher in 1979. It accompanied several articles and a photograph of him while on active duty. Typed Letter signed: "Ira C Eaker". Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 1 page, 7¼x10½, on his personalized stationery. Jan.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/31/1973  - HFSID 167580
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/31/1973 - HFSID 167580
    IRA C. EAKER Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter to a father in 1973, saying "It is a pleasure to participate in your plan for a historical collection for your two sons." Typed Letter signed: "Ira C Eaker". 1 page, 7¼x10¼, on his personalized stationery. Aug. 31, 1973.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/23/1946  - HFSID 264317
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/23/1946 - HFSID 264317
    IRA EAKER Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this letter, typed on letterhead of the Army Air Force Headquarters in Washington, D. C. in 1946. It accompanied an autographed photograph. Typed Letter signed: "Ira C Eaker", as Deputy Commander, Army Air Forces, 1 p, 8x10½.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/31/1980  - HFSID 157733
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/31/1980 - HFSID 157733
    In this typed letter just before the 1980 presidential election, Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker said that he opposed Re-election of President Carter and that "Mr. Reagan will do more to strengthen our national defenses" and prevent war.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/10/1976  - HFSID 166406
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/10/1976 - HFSID 166406
    IRA C. EAKER Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker included this 1976 typed letter with a Christmas card requested by the recipient. Typed Letter signed: "Ira C Eaker". Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 1 page, 7x10½, on his personalized stationery. Dec. 10, 1976. Addressed to Mr.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/14/1976  - HFSID 167507
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/14/1976 - HFSID 167507
    IRA C. EAKER Air Force Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker signed this typed letter in 1976 to thank the Washington, D. C. Cirus Saints and Sinners Club for inviting him a to a luncheon honoring Jimmy Doolittle. Typed Letter signed: "Ira". Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 1 page, 7x10¼, on his personalized stationery.

    Sale Price $446.25

    $525.00

  • GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED  - HFSID 165906
    GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 165906
    IRA C. EAKER Typed copy of the United State's declaration of was upon Nazi Germany, signed by Air Force Lieutenant General and World War II veteran Ira C. Eaker Typescript signed: "Ira C Eaker/Lt Gen. USAF (Ret)". Pencil notations near right edge in unknown hand. 1 page, 8¼x10¾.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • GENERAL EARLE E. PARTRIDGE - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: GENERAL IRA C. EA - HFSID 221983
    GENERAL EARLE E. PARTRIDGE - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: GENERAL IRA C. EAKER - HFSID 221983
    IRA C. EAKER and EARLE E. Partridge. Art Reproduction signed: "Ira C. Eaker" and "E.E. Partridge U.S. Air Force". Signed in bottom margin beneath image. Color, 14x11 overall, image 111/4 x9 (one surface). Depicting the Bleriot XI in flight. Artwork by John F.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

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