Fall Auction 2019 Sale 77
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 11/19/2019
(1900 - 1945) American journalist who covered the Allied campaigns in North Africa, Sicily, France and the Far East, killed at Okinawa. Rare pair of signed items, includes: fine content war-date T.L.S., 1p. oblong 8vo., "France", Aug. 7, 1944 to "Shorty". In part: "...Yes, I'm the same guy you used to know in Washington...I've been traveling and writing this daily column ever since then. I've been overseas with this damn war nearly two and a half years and I'm mighty sick of it. But I have a feeling it won't be too long now before it's over -- the European one, I mean...I frequently run into some of our old aviation acquaintances now scattered all over the world...We are all pretty tired out with the war. Good luck to you, Shorty..." Fine condition. WITH: Pyle's transmittal envelope, signed by him as censor at lower-left but the signature affected by a red censor's stamp and tape stain from censor's tape which resealed the envelope. Two pieces.
Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $160.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $400.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Thursday, November 21, 2019.
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