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Lot #445
World War II

World War II

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World War II

Collection of three items: first, a one-page souvenir typescript of the German instrument of surrender, signed at the bottom by James Gavin; second, a souvenir typescript of the declaration of war on Germany, signed at the bottom in ballpoint and felt tip by former commanders Ira Eaker, James Gavin, Maxwell Taylor, Elwood Richard ‘Pete’ Quesada, and Alfred M. Gruenther; and third, a war-dated TLS, signed “W. F. Halsey,” sending thanks for a sent book. In very good condition, with bleeding to Halsey’s signature, and scattered soiling and wrinkling to all three items. RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph
  • Dates: #436 - Ended September 10, 2014