Robert Stanford Tuck

Robert Stanford Tuck

Reference number:

13078H
£128.00

Description:

An original vintage 1969 typed letter on his own headed paper, clearly signed at the conclusion in ink by Robert Stanford Tuck

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. Letter date is September 22nd 1969. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA   

Size:

18x13cm Letter

Condition:

Good

Robert Stanford Tuck

Reference number:

13078HH
£88.00

Description:

An original vintage 1969 index card, clearly signed and dedicated in ink by Robert Stanford Tuck

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. Date notation is September 1969. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA   

Size:

11x9cm Card

Condition:

Good

About

About Robert Stanford Tuck

Robert Stanford Tuck

WINGER COMMANDER ROBERT STANFORD TUCK (DSO DFC & Two Bars AFC) d1987. British fighter and test pilot. He joined the RAF in 1935. He first engaged in combat during the Battle of Britain over Dunkirk claiming his first victories. In September 1940 he was promoted to squadron leader and commanded a Hawker Hurricane squadron. In 1941–1942, he participated in fighter sweeps over northern France. On 28th January 1942, he was hit by anti-aircraft fire, force-landed in France and was taken prisoner. At the time of his capture, he had claimed 29 enemy aircraft destroyed / two shared destroyed / six probably destroyed / six damaged and one shared damaged. He retired from the RAF in 1949 and in later life was a test-pilot and mushroom farmer. He died aged 70 in 1987

Archive

Robert Stanford Tuck

Reference number:

7628
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Description:

1) A typed letter (dated 2nd November 1971) thanking his correspondent and enclosing the photograph below, clearly signed in ballpoint at the conclusion by Robert Stanford Tuck

2) A clearly signed photograph in black ink by Robert Stanford Tuck

 

 

Certification:

From an extensive original vintage 1930-1970s sporting / entertainment / military / music-hall autograph collection contained in the scrapbooks of William Holland of Sheffield. He amassed them at the time in-person and through the post. Some items include letters along with original mailing envelopes (addressed to him) and researched newspaper cuttings. AFTAL Dealer No13 and Memorabilia UK COA.

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