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#193 - Sigmund Freud Typed Letter Signed Estimate: $1,500+

Freud endorses his old family chauffeur

TLS in German, signed “Prof. Dr. Freud,” one page, 8.75 x 8.5, personal letterhead, June 4, 1938. A glowing letter of recommendation, in full (translated): "Mr. Josef Malina, chauffeur, had been employed by me and my family as a chauffeur since 1935. He is an experienced, skillful and at the same time cautious driver who excels on the smallest city trips as well as the longest overland trips. Just as proficient as he is in driving the car, he is prompt in the execution of all orders, adept at all work that arises and always helpful, pleasant and efficient in the execution of orders. His honesty, friendliness and courtesy will make him a valuable employee in every home." Matted and framed with three photos of Freud to an overall size of 15 x 19. In fine condition. Provenance: Lot 3, Sotheby's, May 12, 1981.

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