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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1188

Signed Letters by Mountbatten and his Wife w/ Photos

Estimate: $150 - $250
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Property from the Estate of William H. Rasch


Signed Letters by Mountbatten and his Wife with Photographs, Framed, typed letter signed by Mountbatten, December 2, 1977 (by sight 8 in. x 6 in.) with photograph and autograph letter signed by his wife Edwina, June 30, 1955 on 2 Wilton Crescent London stationary (by sight: 7 1/2 in. x 5 5/8 in.), with photograph; both matted and framed in giltwood frames.

Measurements: Height: of largest frame 12 in. x Width: 16 3/4 in.


Overall good condition, both letters lightly toned, ink stains upper edge of Edwina's letter, not viewed out of frames, some wear to frames.

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