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ELIZABETH II---PRINCE PHILIP.
A delightful 1983 Christmas card inscribed "with love" to her nephew David Linley, son of Princess Margaret and signed using her family pet name "Lilibet, 1983" by Her Majesty. Also signed by Prince Philip. On the front of this four-page card is a 6 X 6 informal color photograph of the Royal Family aboard the then-Royal yacht Britannia. [ref:3819]
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ELIZABETH II-PHILIP
ELIZABETH II-PRINCE PHILIP A delightful 1983 Christmas card inscribed "with love" to her nephew David Linley, son of Princess Margaret and signed using her family pet name "Lilibet, 1983" by Her Majesty. Also signed by Prince Philip. On the front of this four-page card is a 6 x 6 informal color photograph of the Royal Family aboard the then-Royal yacht Britannia. [ref:6221]
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Elizabeth II. Prince Philip.
A Raphael Tuck & Sons Christmas card signed by the future Queen using her family nickname, Lilibet; also signed by the Duke of Edinburgh, her husband Prince Philip. On the opposite page, a 6 X 4 1/2 color photograph of Clarence House, suggesting that this undated card might be the Royal Couple’s 1947 Christmas offering, the first of their married life. Crested front cover with black and white ribbon. 4 pages, 8 1/2 X 7 format. [ref:3378]
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FRANZ FERDINAND
ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND An original Adele of Vienna 4 ¼ x 6 ½ cabinet photograph of the Austro-Hungarian Royal Prince; he was assassinated in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, thus the initial cause of World War I. [ref:7131]
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FREDERICK THE GREAT
FREDERICK THE GREAT A manuscript letter signed Frederick, Breslau, January 23, 1779, by the Prussian ruler and pre-eminent military strategist of his time. Written during the War of the Bavarian Succession, one of many wars and skirmishes that marked the Prussian ruler's reign; to Major General von Bosse, Chief of the Eleventh Regiment of Dragoons, "My dear Major General von Bosse, I received your report of the 22nd of this month and wanted to thank you but also to express my appreciation, for it is very good and indeed necessary, that you for your part take all precautions and see to it that the officers think and are unfailingly alert and on their guard so as not to be taken by surprise, and if the enemy is too strong, it is probably safest to retreat slightly and then see how you may move from outside. So you now have your rules on how to proceed with caution and to report to me without delay what is going on." "I am your well disposed King, Frederick." 1 page, 4to. With engraved portrait. The two: [ref:7039]
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FREDERICK THE GREAT OF PRUSSIA
FREDERICK THE GREAT OF PRUSSIA A manuscript letter signed Frederick, Breslau, January 23, 1779, by the Prussian ruler and pre-eminent military strategist of his time. Written during the War of the Bavarian Succession, one of many wars and skirmishes that marked the Prussian ruler's reign; to Major General von Bosse, Chief of the Eleventh Regiment of Dragoons, "My dear Major General von Bosse, I received your report of the 22nd of this month and wanted to thank you but also to express my appreciation, for it is very good and indeed necessary, that you for your part take all precautions and see to it that the officers think and are unfailingly alert and on their guard so as not to be taken by surprise, and if the enemy is too strong, it is probably safest to retreat slightly and then see how you may move from outside. So you now have your rules on how to proceed with caution and to report to me without delay what is going on." "I am your well disposed King, Frederick." 1 page, 4to. [ref:6775]
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GEORGE IV-WELLINGTON. DUKE OF
GEORGE IV-DUKE OF WELLINGTON A 15 ¼ x 11 ¾ vellum document, the Commission of John Deschampes, Gentleman, to be "a Second Lieutenant in Our Royal Regiment of Artillery." Dated December 14, 1821, "Our Court at Carlton Palace," the document is signed by the colorful monarch at the head "George R." next to a blue revenue stamp and is additionally signed "Wellington" at the bottom by the hero of Waterloo as Master General of Ordnance. A nice combination of signatures. With an engraved portrait of George IV. The two: [ref:6780]
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George the Fifth.
A 21 X 16 document signed George R.I., by the King of England, Court of St. James, August 27, 1913, just a year before the onset of World War I. His Majesty states, "Whereas We have thought it necessary for the encouragement of Our Subjects trading to the Kingdom of Hungary to appoint a Consul to reside at Fiume [I] appoint William James Holmes, Esquire [to said post]." Countersigned by Edward Grey, the longest serving Secretary of Foreign Affairs in British history. On the reverse, a 7-line docket signed Vienna, January 25, 1914, bearing an intricate ministerial Imperial seal of Franz Joseph. [ref:2961]
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George VI
George VI "An impressive 18 x 13 1/2 vellum document signed at the head George R.I., Our Court of Saint James, September 16, 1937. In his first full year as King, His Majesty writes, ""To whom these Presents shall come, Greeting, Our Good Friend the President of the Spanish Republic has by a commission bearing date the Twenty-sixth day of July, 1937, appointed Senor Don Esteban Salazar Chapela to be Consul at Glasgow with jurisdiction in Scotland."" Countersigned by future Prime Minister Anthony Eden, who at this time served as Foreign Secretary. Blind stamp of the Royal seal which still bears his father George V's name. " [ref:5045]
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GEORGE VI.
An 18 X 13 ½ vellum document signed at the head George R.I., September 16, 1937, in the first year of his reign. The British monarch approves the appointment by "Our Good Friend the President of the Spanish Republic of a Commission...appointing Senor Don Esteban Salazar Chapela to be a Consul at Glasgow, with jurisdiction in Scotland." Countersigned by future Prime Minister Anthony Eden, at this time, Foreign Secretary. Blind stamped Royal Seal. This appointment takes place at the height of the Spanish Civil War which led to the Nationalist Army, aided by Fascist regimes, to take over Spain by Feburary 1939. At the time of this document the German Condor Legion was creating a new bombing tactic which became known as carpet bombing. [ref:3669]
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