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HAROLD UREY & NORMAN RAMSEY SIGNED COVERS

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HAROLD UREY & NORMAN RAMSEY SIGNED COVERS

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389. [ATOMIC SCIENTISTS] Two Nobel Prize winners involved in the Manhattan Project. American chemist HAROLD C. UREY (1893-1981), a 1934 Nobel laureate for his discovery of deuterium or heavy hydrogen and the isolation of heavy water; contributed to the development of the hydrogen bomb. He signs colorful commemorative cover celebrating centennial of the US Naval Academy, postmarked at Chicago Apr 17, 1946. Also physicist NORMAN RAMSEY (b. 1915), the senior scientist in the bomb design group on the Manhattan Project who won Nobel Prize (1989) "for the invention of the separated oscillatory fields method and its use in the hydrogen maser and other atomic clocks." Signed FDC featuring colorful cachet honoring Albert Einstein, postmarked at Princeton Mar 4, 1979. Both are boldly penned. Fine examples. Est: $70-140

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HAROLD UREY & NORMAN RAMSEY SIGNED COVERS

Estimate $70 - $140
Apr 23, 2005
Starting Price $40
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0389: HAROLD UREY & NORMAN RAMSEY SIGNED COVERS

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Est. $70 - $140Starting Price $40
Auction XXVII - Autographs & Memorabilia
Sat, Apr 23, 2005 9:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0389 Details

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389. [ATOMIC SCIENTISTS] Two Nobel Prize winners involved in the Manhattan Project. American chemist HAROLD C. UREY (1893-1981), a 1934 Nobel laureate for his discovery of deuterium or heavy hydrogen and the isolation of heavy water; contributed to the development of the hydrogen bomb. He signs colorful commemorative cover celebrating centennial of the US Naval Academy, postmarked at Chicago Apr 17, 1946. Also physicist NORMAN RAMSEY (b. 1915), the senior scientist in the bomb design group on the Manhattan Project who won Nobel Prize (1989) "for the invention of the separated oscillatory fields method and its use in the hydrogen maser and other atomic clocks." Signed FDC featuring colorful cachet honoring Albert Einstein, postmarked at Princeton Mar 4, 1979. Both are boldly penned. Fine examples. Est: $70-140

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