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    Truman signed "Dewey Defeats Truman" Newspaper The November 3, 1948, issue of the University of Virginia's Cavalier Daily, along with original mailing envelope with Truman's return address and printed free frank signature, used to return the item to the consignor when he signed it for him in 1966. Newspaper measures 12"x17", and is in Extra Fine condition but for horizontal fold as issued, and one subtle vertical crease. Truman wrote in black across the top border: "It was a mistake! Harry Truman." While the most familiar "Dewey Defects Truman" headline is from the infamous Chicago Tribune issue, there were actually a number of papers across the country which reported the erroneous election results, and are collectable. This limited-distribution University of Virginia version is surely one of the very few surviving copies, and is highly desirable for its Truman signed inscription. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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