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Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640-1705) Signed Patent of Nobility, 5 May 1702.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640-1705) Signed Patent of Nobility, 5 May 1702. Large quarto format manuscript on parchment, thirteen leaves, a grant of arms to Anna Else Hausen with her full-page hand-colored heraldic and fragments of the original wax seal still attached with fragmentary silver gilt braided cord, bound in full contemporary velvet, the text in a secretarial fraktur hand, first page with calligraphic penwork filling the border, 12 1/4 x 10 in.
Estimate $250-350


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