Lot #177
Pope John XXIII Typed Letter Signed

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Estimate: $800+


Italian Pope born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (1881-1963) 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. Scarce TLS in Italian, signed "A. G. Roncalli, n. a," one page, 8.25 x 10.5, Nonciature Apostolique letterhead, August 5, 1949. Untranslated letter signed at the conclusion by the future Pope as the Nonce Apostolique. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #616 - Ended September 15, 2021

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