Lot 86    

National and International Political Figures, Signed Postage Stamps, Including Tito
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Lot of 12, including: President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito, three Yugoslavian stamps each signed in blue ink; President of Ireland Eamon de Valera, a signed 1941 issue 2.5p Irish postage stamp commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Easter Rebellion, of which de Valera was a leader; Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, a signed Indian postage stamp commemorating the 2500th anniversary of the birth of Buddha, dated 1960; West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967), a signed 4" x 5.75" photograph; Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker, a card from the Office of the Prime Minister signed in blue ink and affixed with a Canadian ten cent stamp; Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, a photograph accompanying a letter from the prime minister's office; Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, an Israeli postage stamp signed in Hebrew and Latin characters; Bernard M. Baruch, a U.S. three cent "Atoms For Peace" stamp and thank you card, each signed in blue ink; and a returned letter from the office of Puerto Rico Governor Munoz Marin.
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Lot of 3. Headley, J.T. Washington & His Generals. Westvaco, 1991. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt spine in pictorial slipcase, ribbon bookmark, 238pp. Very slight shelfwear to slipcase, else near new. Edmonds, Walter D. Drums along the Mohawk. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1939. 8vo, blue cloth w/d... > Item Details
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Lot # 28 - Calvin Coolidge, TLS as President
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Buache 1739 Map of the Americas
Lot # 281 - Buache 1739 Map of the Americas
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Robert Wadlow, Tallest Man in Medical History, Signed Photograph
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Robert Toombs, U.S. Representative From Georgia, Clipped Signature
Lot # 76 - Robert Toombs, U.S. Representative From Georgia, Clipped Signature
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Lot # 157 - The Naval Monument, 1842
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Lot # 224 - American Architect and Moderne Bauformen
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Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
Lot # 33 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, TLS a President
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Lot # 208 - America on Stone
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<i>Constitution and Laws of the Cherokee Nation</i>, 1875
Lot # 169 - Constitution and Laws of the Cherokee Nation, 1875
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Lot # 62 - 1698 English Indenture Signed by Thomas Hale,
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