Lot 242 of 429:
Framed photograph of Pope Pius XI - signed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Framed photograph of Pope Pius XI - signed
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Description:

Photograph, framed with glass. Image size: 19x19 cm (7½x7½"); framed: 38x30 cm (15x11"). 

With the Pope's signature on the matting beneath the image, along with blindstamped seal. Pope Pius XI, born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti, was head of the Catholic Church from 6 February 1922 to his death in 1939. He was the first sovereign of Vatican City from its creation as an independent state on 11 February 1929.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some light wear and toning to matting, photograph not examined outside of frame; no apparent blemishes, appears very good or better.
 
Item number:
306925
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