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Autographs and Memorabilia

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WW2 and X-1 era

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Fred J. Ascani

Current photographs

Below are autographed items sent to me by General Yeager, General Ascani, Colonel Anderson, R.A. Bob Hoover, Chalmers H. "Slick" Goodlin and General Yeager's secretary Cindy. Sincere thanks to you all for allowing me the privilege of builing such a formidable collection of memorabillia.

Signed photograph from Chuck Yeager beside Bell X-1 This signed picture was sent to me by General Yeager's secretary. Thanks Cindy Chuck going down the ladder to the X-1. Chuck with Kit Murray after their record flights in the Bell X-1A. Rare photograph of Chuck in the B-29 bomb bay heading to the X-1. Chuck and Jack Ridley with the X-1/B-29. The Airforce team who broke the sound barrier. Left to right; Ed Swindell (B-29 Engineer), Bob Hoover (High chase and backup pilot), Bob Cardenas (B-29 drop pilot), Chuck Yeager (prime pilot), Dick Frost (Bell XS-1 project engineer), Jackie Ridley (Air Force project engineer). General Yeager signed my copy of the Los Angeles Examiner newspaper Rare photograph of air force XS-1 pilots; Chuck Yeager, Jim Fitzgerald and Gus Lundquist. Famous photograph taken by Bob Hoover of the XS-1 flown by Chuck on October 14th 1947. Chuck with crew chief Harry Webber and armourer at Leiston, late 1944.

Photograph of Chuck flying Glamorous Glenn III at Oshkosh. Color shot of Chuck flying Glamorous Glenn III General Yeager with Northrop B-2 Stealth Bomber. General Yeager with Northrop B-2 Stealth Bomber. This was signed and given to me at Chuck's talk at the NASM, October 9, 2001. I got General Yeager to sign this 20$ bill on the night of his talk at the NASM, October 9, 2001. Taken on the 50th anniversary of the first supersonic flight. October 14th 1997. General Yeager with General Dynamics F-16. Rare photograph of the Northrop F-20 Tigershark signed by General Yeager. General Yeager was involved in the flight testing of this aircraft.

50th anniversary first day cover celebrating the first supersonic flight. Thanks Cindy. 25th anniversary first day cover celebrating Chuck's record breaking and near fatal flight in the Bell X-1A. This cover was flown by General Yeager at Mach 2.0 in an F-104 at Edwards AFB on December 12th, 1953. Thank you so much Cindy, it means the world to me. 50th anniversary stamps cover celebrating the first supersonic flight, signed by General Yeager. Thank you so much Cindy, it means the world to me.

This Composite photograph of the Bell X-1 & Boeing YF-22 over Edwards AFB. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first supersonic flight. Signed by both General Ascani & General Yeager Signed cover of the captured Arado 234 jet powered bomber flown by General Ascani. Signed photograph of Major Fred J Ascani (now retired Major General Fred J Ascani, with F-86H. Thank you for all your help Fred General Ascani's F-86E, in which he set the world 100km closed course speed record of 635.68mph on August 17, 1951. Signed by General Ascani and given to me. United States Airforce advertisement from the 1940's & 50's. Signed by General Ascani and given to me.

Signed photograph of C E 'Bud Anderson sitting on the wing of Old Crow.  Visit his website and order his great book 'To Fly And Fight' 357th FG card with 363rd FS nose art. Very kindly sent to me by Colonel Anderson Signed print of 'Double Trouble'. Depicting Yeager and Anderson's last mission in WW2. Very kindly sent to me by Colonel Anderson Color shot of Bud flying Old Crow.  Visit his website and order his great book 'To Fly And Fight'

General Yeager signed my copy of Dr James O. Young's Meeting the Challenge of Supersonic Flight General Yeager signed my video cover of Beyond the Wall Chuck Yeager breaks the Sound Barrier, book by R. Conrad Stein. General Yeager signed my copy of Louis Rotundo's Into the Unknown General Yeager signed my copy of his book Press On General Yeager signed my copy of The Quest for Mach 1 book General Yeager signed my copy of The Right Stuff movie on DVD General Yeager signed my copy of The Right Stuff movie on VHS video

Signed photograph from R.A. 'Bob' Hoover Signed photograph from Chalmers H. Slick Goodlin. Former Bell Aircraft Test Pilot, the first man to fly the XS-1 under power.

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Breaking The Sound Barrier by NOVA