(1918-2013) South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Autograph letter signed (removed from a book), one page, 8 x 5 inch, 14.04.1998, to "Ari" - Nelson Mandela sends "Best wishes to an impressive young man likely to rise to become one of our future leaders", written and signed in blue ink "NMandela", attractively affixed for fine display to an exclusively designed custom-matting (altogether 16,5 x 11,75 inch), a few letters are slightly smeared - in fine to very fine condition.
Ari: "Attached is a photo from our meeting in 1998. I am the boy wearing the blue and black basketball Jersey shaking hands with Mandela. At this meeting he signed the book. "