Israeli Foreign Minister Golda Meir Rare Autograph Letter Signed on her Personal Business Card to long-time friend and early Zionist leader, Baruch Zuckerman. Exceedingly rare Autograph Letter Signed "Golda" as Israeli Foreign Minister, on her 3.75" x 2" business card imprinted in Hebrew "Golda Meir/Foreign Minister." In Hebrew, translated. #50275 $4000
The document on the left might look serious, with its curvy calligraphy and concentrated script, but it is really nothing more than a bill. It says, in essence, that by order of the Queen, Marc-Antoine-François-Marie Randon of the Tower, the General Treasurer, is to pay the Monsieur Bonnefoy-Duplan, her launderer, 250 pounds cash (150 for services rendered and 100 for housing). The payment covered the first half of 1783.
Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor, born April 2, 742. The red marble (porphyry) disk in the foreground is where Charlemagne stood when he was crowned Emperor in 800 AD. This is St Peter's Basilica in Rome: the disk was recycled from Old St Peter's.