Lot #281
Pope John XXIII

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Estimate: $2000+

Description

Italian Pope (1881-1963), born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, who ascended the papal throne in 1958 and served until his death. As the guiding force behind the historic Second Vatican Council, John ushered in the most sweeping reforms the Catholic Church had undergone in centuries. Color matte-finish 7 x 8.75 photo of Pope John XXIII in his papal robes, affixed to its official 11 x 15 mount embossed with his official seal, signed on the mount in blue ink, "Joannes XXIII PP, 28 Dicembre 1960." In fine condition, with some creasing to the corners of the mount.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #583 - Ended May 13, 2020





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