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Sale 764A — Autographs and Historical Documents

Sale Date — Saturday, 10 December, 1994

Category — Royalty and Military Leaders

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
335
 
Sale Number 764A, Lot Number 335, Royalty and Military LeadersJosephine, JosephineJosephine. ALS ("Josephine"), 1 page, dated 1814, on stationery with handsome embossed edges and matching transmittal envelope addressed in the hand of a secretary, to Madame de Curenne in Paris, Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
336
 
Louis XIV. LS ("Louis") dated 1665, regarding the Academy founded by the late Cardinal Mazarin and Louis's approval of the charter drawn up by Mazarin, minor foxing, Fine, accompanied by a translation

E. 600-800
0
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337
 
Louis XVI. Large bold signature on 23 page pension roll, 1782, Very Fine

E. 600-800
425
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338°
 
Sale Number 764A, Lot Number 338, Royalty and Military LeadersMaximillian, MaximillianMaximillian. Autograph document signed as Emperor, dated Queretaro, May 8, 1867 during the seige and only weeks before his execution, Fine, accompanied by CDV of Maximillian and Carlotta

E. 750-1,000
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339
 
Sale Number 764A, Lot Number 339, Royalty and Military LeadersNapoleon, NapoleonNapoleon. DS, as General in Chief of the Army of Egypt, 5-1/2 x 7-3/4 in., Very Fine, very attractive

E. 2,000-2,500
1,600
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340
 
[Napoleon]. ALS, dated Sept. 30, 1811, with integral address leaf (to Sierra Leone) from a Thos. Macaulay, writing from England, to his cousin: Bonaparte is at present on the French coast and he has beheld the late defeat of his immense fleet at sea by the English. Some French prisoners who designed to mutiny, discovering that their design had been revealed to the English by one of their sailors tattoed him with these words: `J'ai vendu mes freres aux Anglois a bord du Centaux.'" etc., Fine

E. 100-150
50
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341
 
[Royalty]. 90+ signatures from around the world, in a Naples guest book, 1920s-30s, Fine

E. 400-500
180
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342°
 
Sale Number 764A, Lot Number 342, Royalty and Military LeadersHaile Selassie, Haile SelassieHaile Selassie. Signed and dated (1968) full-length photo of the Emperor in military dress, with sword, standing in front of his throne, attractive framed, Very Fine

E. 500-600
400
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343
 
Victoria. Signature on 1854 military appointment, intact seal and embossed revenue tied by neat crown datestamp, in frame, Fine

E. 300-400
190
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344
 
Wilhelm I. DS, dated 1879, matted & framed, large bold signature, fine

E. 300-400
125
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