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420. HAILE SELASSIE Title of Ras Tafari Makonnen (1892-1975). Last emperor of Ethiopia (1930-1974) who instituted a parliamentary and court system and other reforms. After the Italian invasion of his country (1936), he fled to England, returned to Ethiopia with Allied troops (1941), and was restored to the throne. He was deposed in a military coup (1974). SP, b/w, 8"x10" half-length portrait in bemedaled uniform. Imperial Ethiopian Government backstamp. Boldly signed beside his image, adding "R.R." Occasional bumps and some rubbing; else VG. MB: $100

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Estimate $100 - $200Dec 11, 2004
818 N. MOUNTAIN AVE #201
UPLAND, CA 91786
United States
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