Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 594
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
(ALBUM.) Guest book for the yacht Nayada containing over 50 Signatures or autograph inscriptions Signed, by notable guests. Written on rectos only, most pages with ruled columns for name and date, mostly 2-3 per page. 4to, leather with names of yacht and captain in gilt on front cover, 3-ring binder; punch holes, some written on leaves each mounted at edges with cello tape to larger loose-leaf page. [Aboard Nayada], 1940s

Additional Details

Edward and Wallis, Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Alone on same page. 29 June 1943 Eddie Rickenbacker, and his family: Adelaide, David, and Bill. Alone on same page Waldorf and Nancy Astor. 18 February 1946 Herbert Hoover. ANS: "I only wish I could afford to have this boat and so fine a Captain the year around. And it would be a better occupation than arguments with bureaucrats . . . ," and on same page signatures by daughter-in-law and grandson: Margaret Coberly and Allan. 5 April 1949 Laurance S. Rockefeller C. Douglas Dillon, and wife Phyllis. March 1946 others.
With--12 photographs of the Nayada's exterior and interior. 8x10 or smaller. 1940s.