From: John Turco <>
Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
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From: John Turco <>
Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 19:25:29 -0600
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On 2/25/2018 12:53 PM, PeterN wrote:
> On 2/22/2018 4:54 PM, Savageduck wrote:

<heavily edited for brevity>

>> The only collectable autographs I have, my father got in 1944 one a US
>> one dollar Silver Certificate bank note. The most prominent of these was
>> Charles A. Lindbergh who toured the South-West Pacific during WWII, and
>> flew missions with a number of P-38 fighter squadrons. He taught these
>> fighter pilots how to extend the range of the P-38 which resulted in some
>> of the longest escort flights in the Pacific Theater. Lindbergh
>> flew was my father’s wingman on two such missions.
>> The other rare autograph on that bank note is that of Tommy McGuire the
>> second top scoring USAAF ace of the war. He was killed in the Philippines
>> in 1945. He now has McGuire Air Force Base named for him.
>> <>
> IIRC The silver certificate itself may be a collectible.

Good guess. I wonder whether you're right?


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