MICHAEL E. DEBAKEY SIGNED FIRST DAY COVER HONORING 100th Anniversary of AMA For Sale
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MICHAEL E. DEBAKEY SIGNED FIRST DAY COVER HONORING 100th Anniversary of AMA:
Signed First Day covercommemorating the 100th Anniversary of the American Medical Association signed by world-renowned heart surgeon, Michael DeBakey.
Michael Ellis DeBakey(September 7, 1908 – July 11, 2008)pioneer in the development of an artificial heart,was a Lebanese-American cardiac surgeon, scientist, and medical educator.At age 23, while still in medical school atTulaneUniversity, DeBakey developed theroller pump, the significance of which was not realized until 20 years later when it became an essential component of theheart–lung machine.The pump provided a continuous flow of blood during operations. This, in turn,madeopen-heart surgerypossible.
The envelope is postmarked on June 9, 1947.
Item is in pristine condition with no damage and a clear signature in blue ball point pen.
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