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    King George VI and Queen Mother Elizabeth Signed Book Autograph book signed, "George R.I." as King of England and "Elizabeth R" as Queen, 128 pages, 11" x 12.75". Black leather-bound hardcover album imprinted on the cover in gilt lettering: "The Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited Autographs." The British King and Queen have signed on the first page headed in another hand: "Wednesday, 5th March 1941." Each page of the album is dedicated to the launching of a specific ship (1941-1962), signed by over 100 notables present at the launchings. Others signing this book include: Peter Fraser (Prime Minister, New Zealand), comedian Harry Lauder and King Olaf V of Norway. Cover is lightly worn. Signature page lightly soiled. One page has come loose from the binding, other pages are lightly soiled, some have minor stains. Overall, fine condition. Accompanied by unsigned 12" x 9.75" B & W photograph of her daughter Elizabeth at a later date walking with two dignitaries; her husband, Philip, is walking at the head of a group of men behind them as they are cheered by a large crowd. Lightly creased, chipped at left edge. Photographer's stamp on verso does not show through. The Queen Mum, Britain's favorite Royal, died at age 101 on March 30, 2002, just seven weeks after the death of her 71-year-old daughter, Princess Margaret. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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