A pair of Winston Churchill's partially smoked cigars
Two of Winston Churchill's partially smoked wartime cigars. These were kept as a treasured souvenir by civil servant, Stanley Morris MBE, Officer of the War Cabinet, who was present in meetings. They were passed down through Mr Morris's family, who finally decided to part with them in June 2021. The cigars are accompanied by a multitude of Stanley Morris's personal documents, mainly from the years 1943-45; these include a passport he travelled extensively on during his work for the British government, an Allied Expeditionary Force Permit to enter the Zone of the Allied Forces in N.W. Europe, entry permits for the G.H.Q. Middle East Forces, Gibraltar Fortress, the November 1943 Staff Conference (issued by the British War Cabinet); a pocket guide, including maps, for the Potsdam Conference of July-Aug 1945 and other documents. The cigars are accompanied by a letter provenance from ourselves, which relays the direct family provenance and guarantees the authenticity unconditionally.