Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Hollywood

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DS in Spanish, one page, 9 x 13.5, November 20, 1959. Early Cuban document concerning the procurement of military office supplies, in part (translated): "The credit of $ 120,248.07 that was granted by Law No. 470 of July 29, 1959…to defray the expenses that will originate the acquisition of the furniture and office equipment of the Ministry National Defense, is transferred to the Ministry of Labo…

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Lloyds Bank Limited check, 6.25 x 3, filled out in another hand and signed by Winston Churchill, "W. Churchill," payable to The National Trusts for £87.10, December 24, 1964. Mounted, matted, and framed with a Karsh portrait to an overall size of 13 x 19. In fine condition. Churchill remains particularly rare in check form, endorsed or otherwise, with this example dating to exactly…

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TLS signed “Your friend, Winston S. Churchill,” one page, 7.5 x 9.5, Chartwell, Westerham, Kent letterhead, April 15, 1950. Letter to editor and publisher Desmond Flower, in full: "Please see the attached note which Mr. Wood has sent me. I hope you will do your best to have the index made out properly. Pray let me know as soon as possible what you can do." In fine condition. Desmond F…

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Prime Minister of Pakistan (1953-2007) from 1988-1990 and 1993-1996; the first female elected as head of a Muslim state, she was assassinated in 2007. Uncommon color glossy 4 x 6 photo of Bhutto dressed in white, signed in blue ballpoint. In very fine condition.

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Five color glossy photos of British prime ministers, ranging in size from 4 x 5.75 to 7 x 9.5, each signed in ink by the subject: Boris Johnson, Tony Blair (and wife Cherie), Gordon Brown, John Major, and Theresa May. In overall fine condition.

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Longtime and widely reviled leader of Communist Romania (1918-1989) who was executed following a coup in that country. Glossy 5.5 x 8.5 head-and-shoulders photo, signed in fountain pen, "N. Ceausescu." In fine condition.

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Sir George Downing, 1st Baronet was a British politician (1623-1684) for whom Downing Street, the site of the Prime Minister’s residence, is named. Vellum manuscript DS, signed “G. Downing,” one page, 13.5 x 2.5, 1665. A receipt signed in the lower right corner by Downing. In fine condition. George Downing's mother was the younger sister of Massachusetts Bay Governor John Wi…

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British statesman (1863-1945) who served as prime minister from 1916 to 1922, and who was a major player at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, overseeing the decisions that determined Europe's postwar future. Fantastic vintage matte-finish 9.5 x 13.5 seated portrait of the relaxed former prime minister by Wakefield Limited of Chiswick, signed in bold black ink, "D. Lloyd George." In fine cond…

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Second President of Egypt (born 1918) from 1956 until his death in 1970. Along with Muhammad Naguib, he led the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, which removed King Farouk I and heralded a new period of industrialization in Egypt. Vintage matte-finish 3.5 x 5.5 postcard photo of Nasser in uniform, signed in fountain pen, "Gamal Abdel Nasser, Cairo, 29.2.56." In fine condition.

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ALS signed “W. Pitt,” one page both sides, 4.5 x 7, July 26, 1803. Handwritten letter to an unidentified gentleman, in full: "I return you many thanks for your Note, which I have this moment received. The declaration you enclose is worthy of those from whom it comes, and speaks a Language which will I trust be echoed from every part of the Country. I troubled you with a Letter which I…

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Important Filipino politician (1878-1944) who served as the nation's second president from 1935 to 1944; he was posthumously awarded the Raoul Wallenberg Medal for facilitating the relocation of Jewish refugees to the Philippines during World War II. Deluxe official softcover presentation booklet entitled "Inaugural Address of His Excellency Manuel L. Quezon, President of the Philippines," pro…

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President of Egypt (born 1918) from 1970 until his assassination in 1981. For his role in the historic Camp David Peace Agreement, he shared the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. Matte-finish 7 x 9.5 three-quarter-length portrait of President Anwar Sadat in a handsome suit and tie, inscribed in black ink to "Rev. John Sexton, Best wishes,” and signed in both …

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Satin-finish 5 x 7 half-length photo of Margaret Thatcher, signed in the lower border in black felt tip. In very fine condition.

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Brazilian lawyer and politician (born 1882) who served as Brazil’s president during two periods: from 1930 to 1945, and from 1951 until his suicide in 1954. Vargas led Brazil for 18 years, the longest of any president. Manuscript DS in Portuguese, one page both sides, 8.5 x 10.75, May 31, 1938. Official letter to Cuban President Federico Laredo Brú, in part (loosely translated): &ldqu…

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