Lot 536: Montgomery of Alamein

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-01-22 16:28:52

Lot 536: Souvenir typescript, signed "Montgomery of Alamein, F. M.," two pages, 8.5 x 11, bearing an affixed postage stamp honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower with a 1970 first day cancelation. Montgomery of Alamein reflects on General Eisenhower, in part: "Whenever I go to Washington I visit the Lincoln Memorial, where Abraham Lincoln sits in an impossible setting looking out over the city. I never visit the Memorial without gaining inspiration; it is the same when I visit Ike. He has tried to be the President of all Americans, irrespective of party of politics." In fine condition. Provenance: The Everett Fisher Collection. RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 469 Wednesday, 10th February 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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