Lot 937: [Eisenhower Dwight D.]



2015-07-10 15:43:52

Lot 937: [Eisenhower Dwight D.]: (1890-1969) American General Of World War Ii, Later American President 1953-61. An Unusual First Day Cover Commemorating Eisenhower And Featuring His Portrait, Individually Signed By Each Of The Twelve Honorary Pall Bearers At His Funeral, Comprising Edgar Eisenhower (1889-1971) American Lawyer, Elder Brother Of Dwight Eisenhower, Milton Eisenhower (1899-1985) American Educational Administrator, Younger Brother Of Dwight Eisenhower, Omar Bradley (1893-1981) American General Of World War Ii, J. Lawton Collins (1896-1987) American General Of World War Ii, Lauris Norstad (1907-1988) American General In The United States Army Air Forces During World War Ii, Wade Haislip (1889-1971) American General Of World War Ii, Alfred Gruenther (1899-1983) American General Of World War Ii, Leonard Heaton (1902-1983) American Surgeon General Who Served In World War Ii, George W. Anderson (1906-1992) American Admiral Who Served In World War Ii, Lewis Strauss (1896-1974) American Businessman & Philanthropist, A Major Figure In The Development Of Nuclear Weapons And Power In America, G. Gordon Moore ( - ) American Colonel, Brother-In-Law Of Eisenhower And John Moaney (1914-1978) American Army Officer, Eisenhower'S Personal Valet. All Have Signed In Bold Blue Or Black Inks With Their Names Alone, Largely To Clear Areas. The Cover Bears A Postage Stamp Featuring Eisenhower'S Portrait And Is Postmarked At Abilene, Kansas, 14Th October 1969. Vg Eisenhower Was Interred On 2Nd April 1969 In A Small Chapel In The Grounds Of The Eisenhower Presidential Library In His Hometown Of Abilene In Kansas. He Was Buried As A General Of The Army. There Were Ten Honorary Pall Bearers At Eisenhower'S Funeral Service In Washington Dc On 31St March 1969, All But One Of Whom Also Served As Honorary Pall Bearers For Eisenhower'S Interment. Milton Eisenhower Fell Ill And Was Hospitalised For The Latter Event And Was Replaced By General Andrew Goodpaster. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £150 - 200
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