Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 118

Lot 151

Duke and Duchess of Windsor -- Autographed Note Card. Note card with blue embossed crowned WE monogram at top, signed in ink "Edward, Duke of Windsor," and "Wallis, Duchess of Windsor," 3½ x 5½", no place, no date. Fine condition. Laid to a page with the original transmittal envelope and the accompanying printed note from the private secretary to the Duke and Duchess. Edward (1894-1972) ascended to the British throne as Edward VIII upon the death of his father, George V, on January 20, 1936. He abdicated on December 11 of the same year in order to marry Wallis Simpson (1898-1986), an American divorcée. He was thereafter given the title "Duke of Windsor." The Windsors lived in France and remained married for 35 years, until his death in 1972. Estimated Value $250 - UP

Realized $209

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