Lot #149
Pope Pius X

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Estimate: $600+

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Description

Born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto in 1835, Pius X served as pope from 1903 until his death in 1914. Known for his conservative, anti-modernist philosophies, he became, in 1954, the first pope to be elevated to sainthood since Pius V in 1712. Scarce matte-finish 2.25 x 3.5 photo of Pope Pius X outdoors, signed in ink, "Pius PP. X." In fine condition, with a bit of light silvering.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: December 14 - January 09





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