November 16, 2018 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Two Austro-Hungarian Franz Josef Documents

one document in Latin beginning "Nos Franciscus Josephus Primus..."  conferring honor to Joannem Holdhazy, signed lower left "Franciscus Josephus", hand-calligraphed and illuminated on vellum, with affixed, embossed paper imperial seal, 20-3/8 x 25-1/4 in.; one document in German conferring the Order of Franz Joseph on Martin Steiner, signed lower left "Franciscus", with emossed Imperial seal, on wove paper, 21 x 28-1/8 in., both Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria (1830-1916), and countersigned by officials

Provenance:From the Collection of Daniel Bibb, Atlanta, Georgia

Condition:

vellum with some handling grime, folds and creases, tape lower right holding to board; paper with staining, folds, handling grime

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$438
11/16/2018

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