Lot 1623

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(1902 - 1989) Iranian Shia Muslim religious leader and politician, the founder of Iran as an Islamic republic and leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution which overthrew Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Following the revolution, Khomeini became the country's Supreme Leader, a position which he held until his death. Rare S.P., 4" x 7" color, a chest up view with a printed inscription in Persian below. Khomeini signs to the left of the printed inscription in black ink. Very good. Sold with a period 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" greeting card featuring a color portrait of the Ayatollah speaking, with his speech printed in Persian, and his quote "We sympathize with all the oppressed of the world."

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July 31, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
Elkton, MD, US

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