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[CHURCHILL, Winston S.]. A havana cigar by Camacho, 165mm x 18mm (diameter), unsmoked, in a box inscribed 'Hotel de Paris -- Churchill Cigar. Dinner -- April '63'. Provenance: 'Sir Winston Churchill ... gave me this cigar at Luncheon -- Hotel de Paris [Monte Carlo]  12th April '63 -- Christofor Dunn (?)' (accompanying note).
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[CHURCHILL, Winston S.]. A havana cigar by Camacho, 165mm x 18mm (diameter), unsmoked, in a box inscribed 'Hotel de Paris -- Churchill Cigar. Dinner -- April '63'. Provenance: 'Sir Winston Churchill ... gave me this cigar at Luncheon -- Hotel de Paris [Monte Carlo] 12th April '63 -- Christofor Dunn (?)' (accompanying note).

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[CHURCHILL, Winston S.]. A havana cigar by Camacho, 165mm x 18mm (diameter), unsmoked, in a box inscribed 'Hotel de Paris -- Churchill Cigar. Dinner -- April '63'. Provenance: 'Sir Winston Churchill ... gave me this cigar at Luncheon -- Hotel de Paris [Monte Carlo] 12th April '63 -- Christofor Dunn (?)' (accompanying note).

Churchill had just arrived in Monte Carlo for a two-week holiday, staying as was his custom in the Hôtel de Paris. He was accompanied by Anthony and Nonie Montague Browne, but Clementine stayed behind to spend Easter with their daughter Mary.
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