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#171 - Pierre Curie Autograph Letter Signed Estimate: $3,500+

French physicist (1859-1906), best known for his pioneering investigation of radioactivity, who shared the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics with his wife, Marie Curie. ALS in French, signed “P. Curie,” one page, postmarked December 18, 1903. Letter to mathematician Paul Emile Appell, in full (translated): "I have just seen Mr. Brusson and I have arranged a meeting for Monday morning at 11:00 at his house 29 rue Lauriston. If this time is convenient to you, I will come and pick you up by car Monday morning at 10:15 at the Sorbonne or at your house if you prefer." Addressed on the reverse in Curie's hand, incorporating his surname in the return address: "Curie, 108 Rd Kellerman." In fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.

On December 10, 1903, eight days before writing this letter, Pierre and his wife, Marie Curie, were awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics in Stockholm, Sweden, 'in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel.'

This item comes with a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA

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