Lot #270
Pope Benedict XV Signature

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Estimate: $200+


Pope (1854-1922) who reigned from 1914 until his death. Benedict's pontificate was dominated by World War I, which he termed 'the suicide of Europe.' Maintaining strict neutrality, he advanced several peace proposals and did much to aid war victims. Bold and desirable ink signature, "Benedictus PP XV, 11-X-1920,” on an off-white 5.5 x 2.75 slip. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #639 - Ended July 13, 2022

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