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Lot 145

European Royalty and Heads of State -- 20+ Items Primarily Signed During the Napoleonic Era. Collection of 28 items signed by a group of primarily European royalty/heads of state, most during the Napoleonic Era, with a few dated earlier or later. Included are items signed by the following: Francis I of Austria; Ferdinand I, Duke of Parma Ferdinand III Archduke of Austria; Frederick William III, King of Prussia; Maximillian I Joseph, King of Bavaria; Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel; Frederick Augustus III, Elector of Saxony; Gustavus IV Adolphus, King of Sweden;; Carl XIII; Carl XIV (J.B. Bernadotte, former French marshal), King of Sweden; Charles IV, King of Spain; Manuel de Godoy, Prime Minister of Spain; Maria Luisa, Queen of Spain; Christian VII, King of Denmark; Frederick VII, King of Denmark; William I, King of the Netherlands; Prince Ernest of Mechlenburg-Strelitz, Ferdinand IV, King of Naples and Sicily; Marie Caroline of Austria wife of Ferdinand IV; and Alexandre Pétion, 1st President of the Republic of Haiti. Miguel Forjas Portuguese Secretary of State; Bartolommeo Pacca Secretary to Pope Pius VII; and John Edward Acton, PM of Naples under Ferdinand IV, 1789 LS. All items are in fine condition. Collection comes in leather and canvas sleeve folio, many of the mansuscripts having biographies and translations. Estimated Value $1,500 - UP
The Richard A. Basler Collection.

Realized $1,500

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