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    Harry S. Truman Photograph Inscribed and Signed on Mat, May 8, 1945-his 61st birthday and V-E Day Original 10" x 13" black-and-white portrait mounted in a 13" x 18" matte inscribed in full: "My best to Ed McKim, friend, buddy, advisor, Harry Truman 5/8/45" Ed McKim, who served as a sergeant in the field artillery battery commanded by Captain Harry Truman during World War I, later served briefly as an advisor to the President. The item, signed on the day "Victory in Europe" was celebrated (just a few weeks after Truman took office following the death of FDR), has been framed to 16.75" x 21". The photograph, matte and frame are in fine condition; the inscription and signature have faded considerably but are still legible.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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