Lot 870: Oswald, Lee Harvey



2015-09-16 14:11:39

Lot 870: Oswald Lee Harvey: (1939-1963) Sniper Accused Of Assassinating President John F. Kennedy On 22Nd November 1963. Oswald Was Shot To Death Two Days Later, While Under Arrest, By Jack Ruby. A.L.S., Xxxlee, To The Verso Of A Postcard, Minsk, Russia, 10Th May 1962, To His Brother Robert Oswald, At Fort Worth, Texas. The Postcard Bearing Also A Second Signature, Oswald, In Cyrillic, At The End Of Oswald'S Return Address, In Cyrillic. To The Front The Card Showing A Colourful Illustration , Honouring 1St May Day, Depicting Musicians And Dancers In Native Costumes. Oswald States In Full 'Well, Nothing New To Report On Our Move. We Are Just Waiting For The Embassy To Finish Up Their Paper Work. They Are Very Slow. June Is Getting Real Big And Cute She'S Almost 3 Months Old Now. Marina Says 'Hello' And We Are All Well. See You Soon.' Three Soviet Stamps Postmarked, Minsk. 11Th May 1962. Very Small Creasing To Corners, Otherwise Vg The Present Document Was Included In The Warren Commission As Exhibit Nº 321, And Pictured On Page 885 Of Volume Xvi Of The Warren Commission Hearings. Ruby Jack (1911-1967) Night Club Operator In Dallas. On 24Th November 1963, Ruby Shot Oswald. First Sentenced To Death, And Later Obtaining A New Trial After Appealing. June Marina Oswald, Lee Harvey'S Daughter, Was Born 15Th February 1962. Coincidently, On The Day Oswald Wrote This Postcard, May 10, 1962, Joseph P. Norbury, American Consul At The U.S. Embassy In Moscow, Wrote Oswald, In Part, 'I Am Pleased To Inform You That The Embassy Is Now In A Position To Take Final Action On Your Wife'S Visa Application. Therefore, You And Your Wife Are Invited To Come To The Embassy At Your Convenience…' 24 Days Later, They Left Russia For America. Provenance, From The Collection Of Dr. John K. Lattimer (1914-2007). The Family Of President John F. Kennedy Chose Dr. Lattimer To Be The First Nongovernmental Medical Specialist To Review Evidence In Kennedy'S Assassination. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £3000-4000
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