PRESIDENT LECH WALESA (POLAND) - TYPED NOTE SIGNED 12/25/1984 - HFSID 201372
Sale Price $234.00
TNS: "L Walesa", 5½x4. Gdánsk, 1984 December 25. Two lines (possibly a holiday greeting) in Polish above signature. Lech Walesa (born in 1943), the winner of the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution "to insure the workers' right to establish their own organizations", served as President of Poland from 1990-1995. He had been an electrician in the Lenin Shipyard in Gdánsk, where he was active in union organizing for several years. In 1980, Walesa was the co-founder and Chairman of the National Co-Ordinated Committee of Independent Free Trade Union Solidarnosc (Solidarity). The national union received unprecedented concessions from the Polish government until the union was suspended in 1981. During the 1988 labor unrest, Walesa negotiated with the government, agreeing to persuade workers to return to their jobs in exchange for talks on legalizing Solidarity. On April 5, 1989, an accord was reached between the government and opposition factions on a broad range of political and economic reforms, including free elections. Lightly soiled. Fine condition.
Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.
If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.