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Lot #265
Roland Garros

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Early French aviator and a fighter pilot (1888-1918) during World War I. A tennis center was named after him in the 1920s, the Stade de Roland Garros, the stadium that accommodates the French Open tournament, which is officially called Les internationaux de France de Roland-Garros (the 'French Internationals of Roland Garros'). Untranslated ALS in French, signed “Garros,” four pages on two adjoining sheets, 6 x 7.5, personal monogrammed letterhead, November 22, 1911. Boldly penned handwritten letter discussing the meeting of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale, which occurred in Rome on November 25-27. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #608 - Ended May 12, 2021

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