Lot 329: Thomas Lipton

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:05:12

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Lot 329: Merchant and yachtsman (1848–1931) who created the Lipton tea brand and was the most persistent challenger in the history of the America's Cup. Three items signed by Lipton, including: a fountain pen signature on a thin off-white card bearing a hand-painted shamrock; a 1924 TLS mentioning that his steam yacht 'Erin' was sunk by an enemy submarine during WWI; and a 1927 TLS expressing gratitude. In overall fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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