14 June 2006
A PRESENT FROM GENERAL TITO
A FILIGREE CIGARETTE-CASE AND CIGARETTE-HOLDER
The cigarette-case of book form with filigree scroll and flower front and back and reeded side, the inside applied with a plaque engraved with a signature, the cigarette holder with a composition mouthpiece, contained in a fitted green leather case, with a note inscribed in an unknown hand 'From Tito 1952 or 3'
The cigarette-case - 3 1/8 in. (77 mm.) long (2)
Presented to H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon by General Tito of Yugoslavia (1892-1980) during his state visit to the United Kingdom in March 1953.
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H.R.H. The Princess Margaret meeting President Tito
Tanjug, Camera Press Digital
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis. Proceeds from this lot will be donated to charity.
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