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A true treat for Custer buffs...

22 June 2004Written by ATG Reporter

AN autograph sale held by Swanns on April 29 included 11 lots from the George Armstrong Custer collection formed by the late Dr. Elizabeth Atwood, a vet and well-known Custer buff. Seen right is a copy print of a larger image by Timothy O’Sullivan, inscribed “Truly yours G.A. Custer”, which sold for $14,000 (£7955).

Sold at $22,000 (£12,500) was a
mimeographed copy of the Potsdam Proclamation of July 1945 (demanding Japan's unconditional surrender) signed by Harry Truman, who has also added Churchill and Chiang Kai-shek's names.

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