Lot 335 (Fine Art, Antiques & Jewellery, 27th April 2019)

A cigar half smoked by Winston Churchill along with Churchill signature and other related ephemera  to include a collection of letters relating to the commissioning of the Guildhall Churchill memorial sculpture, by artist Oscar Nemon as well as a cigar end, presented to Sir George Elliston (the MP that conceived and proposed the idea of the sculpture) by Churchill during a meeting discussing said sculpture at 10 Downing Street. Also included are several letters and invitations to and from Sir George Elliston, from and concerning Winston Churchill, some signed in his own hand, including an invitation to be a witness at Churchill's 'Presentation of the Freedom of the City' ceremony, along with an invite to the ceremony luncheon from the 615th Lord Mayor of London.

Sold for £2,000


 

A cigar half smoked by Winston Churchill along with Churchill signature and other related ephemera  to include a collection of letters relating to the commissioning of the Guildhall Churchill memorial sculpture, by artist Oscar Nemon as well as a cigar end, presented to Sir George Elliston (the MP that conceived and proposed the idea of the sculpture) by Churchill during a meeting discussing said sculpture at 10 Downing Street. Also included are several letters and invitations to and from Sir George Elliston, from and concerning Winston Churchill, some signed in his own hand, including an invitation to be a witness at Churchill's 'Presentation of the Freedom of the City' ceremony, along with an invite to the ceremony luncheon from the 615th Lord Mayor of London.

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