Lot #182
Winston Churchill

Desirable letter to a thoroughbred breeder
This lot has closed

Estimate: $1500+

Description

Desirable letter to a thoroughbred breeder

TLS signed “Winston S. Churchill,” one page, 7.25 x 9, Chartwell letterhead, November 7, 1960. Letter to Major A. E. Carey Foster, a veterinarian and breeder of thoroughbred horses. In full: “I hereby authorise you to make an offer for any property which you consider suitable and fit as married quarters for one or two families of Stud employees.” Nicely double-matted and framed with an image of Churchill to an overall size of 18 x 14.5. In fine condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds. Churchill was quite fond of horses, and after World War I he intervened to secure the safe return of tens of thousands of war horses stranded in Europe. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs And Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #479 - Ended July 13, 2016





This item is Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for $100.00

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.