Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 56

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
FINE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT AND IMPERIAL SEAL FRANZ JOSEPH I; EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, "Franzjosef," as Emperor, patent of nobility for Herman Grau von Grauenfels, in German. Signed on page 7, countersigned by Minister-President Eduard Taaffe. 7 pages gilt including a full-page coat-of-arms in gilt and colors, interleaved with original tissue guards. Folio, original purple velvet with gilt-stamped Austrian imperial arms on covers, laced with gold braid affixed to brass case containing red wax imperial seal. Vienna, 23 August 1893