DESKTOP EPHEMERA AND PERSONAL EFFECTS
1976 Smythson Diary with ownership signature and loose photograph inserted (showing a billboard advertising a lecture); 1946-1951 British Passport; 1949-1954 British Passport; 1957-1962 British Passport; Driver's Licence; Churchill Toby Jug, Royal Doulton, c. 1940s, with stamp and serial number 8360; wood powder horn; pocket compass; wooden desk compass with Chinese characters; desktop Adam Smith bust; Adam Smith profile in round wooden frame; small desktop clock Christian Bernard in folding leather case; small ceramic pot of trinkets (tie clips, cufflinks pins etc.); three small trinket boxes
Hayek became a naturalised British citizen in 1938 and retained citizenship for the rest of his life, although he lived mostly outside the UK after 1950.
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Wear to items. Passports cancelled with corners cut.
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