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Extremely rare document signed by Cuban revolutionary Camilo Cienfuegos only days before his disappearance
Extremely Rare Document Signed "Camilo 100fuegos", using the number for 'Cien' in his signature, one page, 7" x 3", [Havana, March, 1959], a Republic of Cuba National Institute of Savings and Housing twenty peso lottery ticket, nicely signed in blue ink on the verso only days before his disappearance. Slight wear and soiling, else very good condition. Camilo Cienfuegos Gorriarán (1932-1959), Cuban revolutionary active in underground activities against the Cuban President Fulgencio Batista; played an important role in the Cuban Revolution. Along with Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and Raúl Castro, he was one of the main leaders of the revolution. On October 28, 1959, Camilo's Cessna disappeared over the ocean during a night flight from Camagüey to Havana. The country ceased work as an immediate search was called which lasted several days, but no plane could be found. By November the search was called off and Cienfuegos was presumed lost. He quickly became a new martyr for the Cuban revolut
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