Lot 341: Eiffel, Gustave



2015-09-16 14:07:03

Lot 341: Eiffel Gustave: (1832-1923) French Civil Engineer & Architect, Best Known For The World-Famous Eiffel Tower, Built For The 1889 Universal Exposition In Paris. A.L.S., G. Eiffel, One Page, 8Vo (Folding French Telegram Card), N.P. (Paris), 5Th August 1887, To Gaston Tissandier, In French. Eiffel Informs His Correspondent That He Had Forgotten, When Arranging A Meeting The Other Day At The Champs De Mars, That He Would Be Engaged With A Wedding At 1Pm Today, Although Remarks 'You Will Nevertheless Be Met There With The Best Possible Welcome And I Have Given Orders That All Will Be Put At The Disposition Of Your Objective'. Hand Addressed By Eiffel To The Verso. A Letter Of Good Association. Very Slightly Irregularly Torn At The Edges (When Originally Opened At The Perforations). Vg Gaston Tissandier (1843-1899) French Aviator And Chemist.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £400-500
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