AUTOGRAPHS, LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS AUCTION
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 Urbanizacion El Real del Campanario. E-12, Bajo B 29688 Estepona (Malaga). SPAIN
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LOT 403:

RITCHIE HENRY: (1876-1958) Henry Peel Ritchie. British Royal Navy Captain. Ritchie received the firs...

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RITCHIE HENRY: (1876-1958) Henry Peel Ritchie. British Royal Navy Captain. Ritchie received the first Victoria Cross awarded to naval personnel during the First World War for his courageous actions in November 1914, which left him seriously wounded. Attractive signed printed 5.5 x 4.5 card `H. Peel. Ritchie«, being a printed drawn map entitled `BISERTA«. The map shows the Bizerte lake and city close to the Mediterranean coast, also showing the mountains and lakes surrounding and the roads leading to the city. Boldly signed by Ritchie to the lower white border. Tear to the left lower corner not affecting the map or the signature and small remnants of former affixing to the verso, otherwise about VG £100-150 The Victoria Cross is the highest and most prestigious award for valor that can be given to members of the British armed forces. Bizerte, also known as Bizerta, is a town in Tunisia, the northernmost city in Africa.

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