Churchill (Winston, Sir)
Rare set of playing cards especially made for Winston Churchill by Bernard Baruch, each card featuring a facsimile of Churchill signature diagonally across the back, the set housed in the original case, 135 x 100 x 20mm; also included is a typed note from Churchill on '10 Downing Street' headed paper, addressed to his Private Secretary Jock Colville and related to their Bezique matches and the up to date score, initialled by Churchill in pencil, one page, folding marks, 4to, 17 September 1954. (2)
***Winston Churchill was an avid player and expert of Bezique which was said to be his favourite game.
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