The First World War Centenary Sale

1 Oct 2014, starting at 13:00 BST.

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WINSTON CHURCHILL Autograph letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), to John Buchan ("My dear Buchan"), thanking him for his for his "kind & encouraging letter, wh is of particular value to me on account of yr gifts & authority in this sphere...", bound in first edition of Churchill's "The World Crisis. The Aftermath", 1929; with inscribed set of Buchan's "History of the Great War" (5)

A World War I propeller clock

WINSTON CHURCHILL Autograph letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), to John Buchan ("My dear Buchan"), thanking him for his "highly valued congratulations", and praising at length Buchan's own history of World War I, 1927, tipped-into copy of "The World Crisis"; 4 volumes of Buchan's History of WWI inscribed to mother, 1921-22 (5)

Zeppelin L.32

A Marx tinplate Artillery Set in original box

POSTERS - WAR BONDS 12 Posters: 5'- War Loan, Invest to-day--, Parliamentary Recruiting Committee (12)

POSTERS 4 posters: We're both needed to serve the Guns!--At the Front!--Take up the Sword of Justice--Remember Scarborough!, Parliamentary Recruiting Committee (4)

POSTER Boys, come over here, you're wanted, Parliamentary Recruiting Committee

POSTER Come and do your bit: join now, Parliamentary Recruiting Committee

POSTERS - TYPOGRAPHIC 6 posters: Why more men are needed--Halt! Go into training--Thousands have answered the Nation's call--There are three types of men--Britain's strong arm and yours--Remember Scarborough... Enlist Now!, Parliamentary Recruiting Committee (8)

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