Chamberlain's Munich flight ticket valued at $26,000 ahead of auction


2015-06-26 13:46:50


Chamberlain's Munich flight ticket valued at $26,000 ahead of auction

Neville Chamberlain's ticket for his flight to the Munich talks will cross the block at Spink

A September 28, 1938 British Airways ticket used by Neville Chamberlain to fly from London to Munich to meet with Adolf Hitler is valued at 12,000-15,000 ($20,585-25,731).

The lot will auction at SpinkLondon on July 18.

Chamberlin BA ticketChamberlain used the ticket on his flight to Munich in 1938

The Munich agreement allowed Hitler to reoccupy the Sudetenland on the border with Czechoslovakia in a failed attempt to avoid war within Europe.

On his return, Chamberlain made his famous "Peace for our time" announcement but was forced into the humiliating position of having to declare war against Germany just one year later.

We have this autographed letter from Winston Churchill, who would take the reins from Chamberlain after his death in 1940.

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