Large historic militia and sign The auction will start tomorrow Featuring two incredibly rare relics that can get $ 165,000 together.
One is Letters and envelopes From Mao Zedong, the founder of the People’s Republic of China. The two items expected to sell for $ 100,000 to $ 150,000 are so rare that auctioneers compare the results of copies of the Declaration of Independence found on the flea market for $ 4 and over $ 2 million. Sold at.
A rare item signed by Mao Zedong heading to the auction this week.Photo courtesy of Alexander Historical Auction
It’s worth noting that very few Mao actually signed.
The second is Diplomatic document package When China fell during World War II, Chinese nationalist Chiang Kai-shek turned to German leader Adolf Hitler for help.
The letter is a rare look at the general’s mistakes that led him to flee to Taiwan, where he lived and ruled for years.
“Chiang Kai-shek made a dangerous bet, thinking Hitler would shake the Japanese to sign a better peace agreement. In the end, he lost gambling and all over China,” said Bill Panagopros. I am. Alexander Historical Auction Of Maryland.
His online sale begins on Tuesday and continues until Wednesday. He is one of the largest auctioneers of Americana and historic items in the country and has recently specialized in World War II relics.
The new sale includes the German madman Nazi ceramics collection and SS Officer Cap, It will be sold for $ 5,000.
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Original author: Paul Bedard
Original location: Rare history at auction: Mao’s letter to Chiang Kai-shek and Hitler’s refusal