Chamberlain's 'peace for our time' flight ticket to 1938 meeting with Hitler goes under the hammer

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A little faded with time, but still clearly legible; this is a tiny snapshot of British history.

The clues to which particular piece it belongs are all there – the date, destination and passenger name.

They were September 29, 1938, Munich and the Rt Hon Neville Chamberlain – and this is a plane ticket that has been tucked away for safe-keeping for nearly three-quarters of a century.

The memorabilia, which was used by the then prime minister on his notorious 1938 'peace for our time' trip to meet Adolf Hitler, is being auctioned – and is expected to raise up to £7,000.

The two leaders met at the now-infamous Munich conference - between Britain, Germany, Italy and France - during which the European powers agreed Germany could take de facto control of Czechoslovakia.

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