Lot n° 36
400 - 500
Result with fees
: 1 170EUR
CHURCHILL WINSTON (1874-1965).
Signed letter, signed « Winston S. Churchill », London, 3 February 1948, to Commodore A.V. HARVEY ; 1 page in-8 format, typed letter, from his address 28, Hyde Park Gate ; in English.
Invitation to lunch with « a few of my Parliamentary colleagues ». Arthur Vere Harvey was the founder of 615 County of Surrey Squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force, and invited Churchill to be its first Honorary Air Commodore. Harvey commanded the squadron in France, 1939-40, being mentioned in despatches twice. He was later MP for Macclesfield from 1945 until he was made a life peer in 1971.
Sold with signed letter by Clementine CHURCHILL to A.V. Harvey, Chartwell 14 March 1948.
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