Jacqueline Cochran

Jacqueline Cochran

Reference number:

14056P
£175.00

Description:

An original vintage 1967 index card, clearly signed in ink by Jacqueline Cochran

Certification:

From the wonderful Michael Pinchbeck collection. This amazing collection consisted of over 2000+ music / entertainment / sport / politics & pioneers autographs on index cards / books / letters & photographs. All obtained in-person and through the post by him for 50+ years between the 1950s-1990s. The majority are dedicated to him and date stamped. As part of his archiving, there are numerous letters that help support the history and provenance of his lifetime dedication to the hobby of autograph collecting. Collectors date notation is February 1967. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA   

Size:

11x9cm Index Card

Condition:

Good

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About Jacqueline Cochran

Jacqueline Cochran

JACQUELINE COCHRAN d1980. American pilot and business executive. She pioneered women's aviation as one of the most prominent racing pilots of her generation. She set numerous records and was the first woman to break the sound barrier on 18th May 1953. She (along with Nancy Love) was the wartime head of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) (1943–1944) which employed about 1000 civilian American women in a non-combat role to ferry planes from factories to port cities. She was later a sponsor of the Mercury 13 women astronaut program. She died in California aged 74 on August 9th 1980

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