Fall Auction 2019 Sale 77
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 11/19/2019
(1875 - 1953) German field marshal who led the blitzkrieg attack on France, seizing the country within two weeks, defeated by Allied forces in Normandy and in the desperate Battle of the Bulge. Fine association A.L.S. "Rundstedt" 1p. 8vo., on the verso of an unsigned A.L.S. from his friend and fellow general GUNTHER BLUMENTRITT (1892 - 1967), Eppershausen, June 1, 1951, in part: "My good Petronius [nickname for Blumentritt], Thank you for the cigarettes!! Marksmen's festival four days long, but was not strenuous with a lot of beer and schnapps! Enclosed a letter from Mr. Heath returned. Hopefully he is now satisfied! My wife is driving to Tolz but I don't envy her. Best regards to the ladies and again thank you and greetings..." He signs boldly at the conclusion in blue ink. Shows original mailing folds and well-repaired file holes at the left edge, else very good.
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Minimum Bid: $160.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $246.00
Estimate: $300 - $400
Auction closed on Thursday, November 21, 2019.
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