January 2015 Auction Ends Thursday, January 29th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/29/2015
WWII Iwo Jima hero Rene Gagnon autograph letter signed as a Private First Class in the US Marine Corps. Datelined 26 June 1943 from training camp on Parris Island, South Carolina, letter is addressed to his love back home, Pauline Harnois. Reads in part: ''Darling Kiddo:...I will tell you the good news right away. I got a letter from Floyd and my suit will be ready when I come home on furlough. I will pick it up and pay for it any day I want to when I am on furlough, isn't that swell. Now that I've got a dress uniform we'll be able to go to a formal dance, and I won't have worry about renting a tuxedo...P.S. I am enclosing two Marine pins one for you and one for Helen. Notice the anchor does not go in the same way as the real one you've got, they are not real ones...'' Signed ''Rene''. 2pp letter on a single sheet measures 7'' x 10.5''. Expected toning, particularly to edges, and two horizontal folds from mailing. Very good overall.
Iwo Jima ''Flag Raiser'' Rene Gagnon 1943 Autograph Letter Signed -- ''...enclosing two Marine pins...Notice the anchor does not go in the same way as the real one you've got...''Iwo Jima ''Flag Raiser'' Rene Gagnon 1943 Autograph Letter Signed -- ''...enclosing two Marine pins...Notice the anchor does not go in the same way as the real one you've got...''Iwo Jima ''Flag Raiser'' Rene Gagnon 1943 Autograph Letter Signed -- ''...enclosing two Marine pins...Notice the anchor does not go in the same way as the real one you've got...''
Iwo Jima ''Flag Raiser'' Rene Gagnon 1943 Autograph Letter Signed -- ''...enclosing two Marine pins...Notice the anchor does not go in the same way as the real one you've got...''
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Auction closed on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
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