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Historic Autograph Letters, Manuscripts & Documents

Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

WWII

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SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL SENDS CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS GREETINGS FOR 1927  —  AN ATTRACTIVE ONE PAGE, BOLDLY PENNED LETTER

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S.  (1874-1965).  British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).   Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Winston S. Churchill”, on blind-embossed Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, S.W. stationery.  One page, octavo.  London, December 30, 1926. 

$2950.00
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SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL  —  ONE OF THE LARGEST, TRULY ICONIC, WALTER STONEMAN IMAGES THAT IS OBTAINABLE  —  BOLDLY SIGNED BY THE STOIC ENGLISH WAR TIME PRIME MINISTER

CHURCHILL, WINSTON (1874-1965). Prime Minister of Great Britain. Magnificent vintage matte-finish 9 x 12 inch, Walter Stoneman photograph, affixed to the original 11.5 x 14.5 inch photographer’s mount, depicting Churchill in the cabinet war rooms, Signed in fountain pen, “Winston S. Churchill” across his lower image.

$18,500.00
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QUEEN ELIZABETH II, JUST 4 MONTHS INTO HER NEW REIGN, APPOINTS A COMMANDER IN THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, WITH HER GRANDMOTHER, QUEEN MARY ALSO SIGNING THE DOCUMENT AS GRAND MASTER.  A RARE COMBINATION OF SIGNATURES TO BE FOUND TOGETHER.

ELIZABETH II (1926-2022). Queen of England and regnant of the Commonwealth realms. Partially-Printed Document Signed, “Elizabeth R,” as Queen, less than 4 months into her new reign, at upper right. Embossed Seal of Elizabeth II at upper left margin. One page, large folio. [12 ¼ X 15 ¼ inches, this is the rarer large size document of that era ] June 5, 1952.  

$2800.00
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QUEEN ELIZABETH II  ~~  KING GEORGE VI  

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, WINSTON S. CHURCHILL,  B.L. MONTGOMERY, LOUIS MONTBATTEN, CLEMENT ATLEE, MARK CLARK, ERNEST KING, CARL SPAATZ, JAN MASARYK, THE ENTIRE RUSSIAN DELEGATION TO THE WORLD TRADE  UNION CONFERENCE, AND DOZENS MORE  WWII ERA PERSONALITIES SIGN A GUEST BOOK WHEN ATTENDING VARIOUS CERMONIES AT OXFORD UNIVESITY

WORLD WAR II ERA PERSONALITIES.  A simply remarkable assemblage of dozens of prominent persons who have signed a guest book kept by a hotelier who ran an establishment near Oxford University in the years 1944-1948.

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A STUNNING F.D.R. ITEM OF THE HIGHEST PHILATELIC INTEREST!

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. (1882-1945). Thirty-second President of the United States (1933-45). Unusual Postal Envelope signed “Franklin D. Roosevelt”, as President, on the return address portion of a red, white, and blue bordered, stamped envelope.

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CHURCHILL WRITING AT A PIVITAL POINT IN HIS REMARKABLE LIFE’S STORY  ~  GIVING NOTICE TO SIR GEORGE ALLEN, PUBLISHER OF ‘THE PIONEER’, INDIA’S ENGLISH DAILY NEWSPAPER, —  OF HIS ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA,  TO COVER THE BOER WAR AS A NEWSPAPER CORRESPONDENT – SAYING:  “I WAS PACKED OFF TO S. AFRICA IN SUCH A HURRY TO CHRONICLE THIS WAR” —

NOT KNOWING THAT JUST A MEAR TWO WEEKS LATER, HE WAS TO BE CAPTURED, WHEN HIS ARMOURED TRAIN WAS AMBUSHED BY THE BOERS.  HIS SUBSEQUENT DARING ESCAPE,  MADE HEADLINES THE WORLD OVER, AND SERVED AS THE LAUCHING PAD FOR HIS REMARKABLE POLITICAL CAREER

CHURCHILL, WINSTON, S. (1874-1965). British statesman, and Prime Minister. Simply superb, and irreplaceable Autograph Letter Signed “Winston S. Churchill”,  as newspaper correspondent for the Morning Post to cover the Boer War.  Two pages, octavo on blindstamped “South Africa” stationery.  Cape Town, [South Africa].   October 30, [1899].

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HERBERT HOOVER, AS COMMERCE SECRETARY,  TO THE SATURDAY EVENING POST EDITOR ON INHERITANCE TAXES AND THE AFTERMATH OF WORLD WAR I, AND THE ABILITY OF GERMANY TO FEED ITSELF

HOOVER, HERBERT. (1874-1964). Thirty-first President of the United States (1929-33). Typed Letter Signed “Herbert Hoover” as Commerce Secretary on Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary imprinted stationary. One full page, quarto.  January 14, 1924.  

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