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Lot Photo Description
Lot 240
Alphonso XIII (1886-1941) King of Spain (1886-1931), abdicated, signed "Alfonso R", one sheet 7½" x 10", March 6, 1932, Cairo, also signed by de Miranda, Fine.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 241
George II (1683-1760), King of England (1727-1760), document signed, 9" x 14½", one sheet two sides, October 9, 1759, authorizing payment of £657 to several men for "provisions issued by them to our forces in North America.", some edge wear and small splits by folds, Very Good.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 242
Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941), Last German Emperor, Abdicated 1918, document signed "Wilhelm" as Emperor, one sheet, 8¾" x 10½", January 3, 1893, untranslated, heavy folds, Very Good.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 243
King Faisal I (1883-1933), World War I Associate of T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), King of Syria (1920), King of Iraq (1921-1933), letter signed as king, one page 8" x 10", Royal stationery, Baghdad, 4/10/30, in part from the translation, "my dear Sir Robert (Robert Brooke-Popham)… my thanks for arranging my journey to Egypt and back in your aircraft and in such extreme comfort… my thanks to the pilot and crew who were all attentive to the upmost," fresh and Very Fine, rare.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 244
King Faisal I (1883-1933), World War I Associate of T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), King of Syria (1920), King of Iraq (1921-1933), signature on album page, 7" x 10", pencil "Cairo 1930".
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 245
King Hussein of Jordan (1935-1999), King of Jordan (1952-1999), signed photo 7"x9 1/2" of the young king in uniform, accompanied by original mailing envelope, and a letter stating the photo is enclosed (1975), corner crease in margin only, Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 246
Queen Mary of Teck (1867-1953), Wife of King George V, Mother of King George VI, King Edward VIII, autograph letter signed "Mary R", 4 pages, three sides, 4½ x 7½", Buckingham Palace letterhead, March 16, 1932, to Lord (Charles) Wakefield, Mayor of London, 1915-1916, philanthropist, thanking him for his generosity in supporting the "Imperial Institute", with mailing envelope, Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 247
Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Queen of England (1837-1901), fragment of autograph letter signed, signed "most affectionat(ely) Victoria", one piece, two sides, 4" x 3", "Windsor Castle", mentioning "the greatest happiness", Fine.
Estimate 300 - 400
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