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lot # 417 - ALBANIA Italian Occupation of Albania

Tuesday Dec 07, 2021 10:00 to Wednesday Dec 08, 2021 16:00 America/New_York
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1930-43 collection of historical documents, including letter dated 29 March, 1939 from Zog I Ahmed, King of Albania, addressed to "my brother", Vittorio Emmanuelle III, King of Italy and Emperor of Ethiopia, written in French, just prior to the Italian invasion on 7th April (appointing a special envoy Demetra Beratti), various letters and cards signed by Italian Generals, 1930 Royal decree signed by King Vittorio Emanuele and Pietro Gazzera, Minister of War, original photographs taken during the Occupation, 10 different Italian and Albanian period newspapers & magazines, including Galeazzo Ciano's offer of the Albanian Crown to King Vittorio, etc. Also included are several propaganda leaflets and cards dropped by the Allies. A fascinating archive of the Italian Occupation of Albania
Estimate: $2500

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