Winner's Unlimited - No. 109

Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

August 21, 2018
Opening $ 150
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 183
Including buyer's premium

Collection of 22 photographs featuring generals and key figures in France from World War II.

Among the photographs are: large photograph (31x24 cm) of Edgard de Larminat (1895-1962), a French general who fought in both World Wars, among the most important and influential figures of French fighting strategies during World War II; large photograph (31x24 cm) of Joseph Jean de Goislard de Monsabert (1887-1981), French general and politician, particularly prominent in the African battles during World War II, as well as in the Italian campaign led by the 3rd Algerian Division; photograph of Marcel Carpentier (1895-1977), officer in the French army during the World Wars and in the first Indochina War; photograph of General Pierre Armand Gaston Billotte (1906-1992), officer and politician of the French army, son of General Gaston Billotte, who commanded parts of the French army at the start of World War II, Pierre Billotte excelled in his combat operations during the Battle of France; photograph of Philippe de Gaulle (1921), retired French admiral and senator, eldest son of General Charles de Gaulle, first president of the French Fifth Republic; and other photographs of various French personalities during World War II.

All photographs include a description - stencil printed on strips of paper and fastened to the reverse side, stamped by the news agency that took them.

Three photographs sized: 31x24 cm. Two photographs sized: 25x18 cm. Thirteen photographs sized: 12x16 cm. Three photographs sized: 14x9 cm. One photograph sized: 15x21 cm. Overall very fine condition.

Postcards and Photographs