PROGRAM EL ALAMEIN ANNIVERSARY REUNION 1946 with CHURCHILL’S & MONTGOMERY’S SIGNATURE

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

PROGRAM EL ALAMEIN ANNIVERSARY REUNION 1946 with CHURCHILL’S & MONTGOMERY’S SIGNATURE

El Alamein Anniversary, October 23rd 1946

Here’s the Program from the El Alamein Anniversary Reunion held at The Royal Albert Hall on October 23rd 1946. The two principal guests / speakers, Montgomery and Churchill, both signed this program with nice clean ink signatures: Montgomery of Alamein F.M / Winston S. Churchill.

Churchill's and Montgomery's signatures on inside page of program at El Alamein Reunion 1946

Churchill’s and Montgomery’s signatures on inside page of program at El Alamein Reunion 1946

The program measures 8″x9″, 8 pages in thin card covers, with full colour unit badges on the rear and a two colour cartoon on page 3. The front cover is illustrated with sketches of the desert war and “Monty” wearing his renowned beret. The evenings festivities included a sing-along for which the words are printed within the program.

The program is protected in a stunning hard bound chemise with the illustrated front cover faithfully reproduced on the front cloth board of the chemise, further protected in a three quarter red morocco book like clam-shell box with red cloth boards and contrasting leather title label on the spine.

Estimated value: $6,000

Program from the El Alamein Anniversary Reunion in protective clam-case

Program from the El Alamein Anniversary Reunion in protective clam-case

Program from the El Alamein Anniversary Reunion

Program from the El Alamein Anniversary Reunion

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