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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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