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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1210

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022), Letter, Signed Lilibet

Estimate: $300 - $500
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Property from the Estate of William H. Rasch


Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain (1926-2022), Letter Signed Lilibet, autograph letter signed "Lilibet", December 9, 1982, two pages, on Buckingham Palace stationary, to Patricia, personal content concerning a visit, text in full: "Dearest Patricia, We all so enjoyed our stay with you at Hatch for the shoot. Thank you for having Philip and me and Andrew, as it is so rare nowadays to see them at all! I hope I was able to contribute a certain amount to the day with my dogs - and I know Meldrem and Alan Godship enjoyed it, too. It is lovely that you now have a grand daughter and all is well for the weekend! I hope you get this note before I see you and with again all our thanks to you and John, Yrs. affec. Lilibet"

Measurements: Height: 7 1/2 in. x Width: 4 3/4 in.


Overall good condition, wear to edges, very minor toning, creases from folding.

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