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    Sale 2502 | Lot 130
    Price Realized: $688With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2502 Lot 130

      WRITTEN DURING U.S. OCCUPATION OF CUBA WILHELM II; EMPEROR OF GERMANY. Letter Signed, "Wilhelm / I.R.," as Emperor, to President of the Cuban Republic [Provisional Governor Charles Edward Magoon?], in German, informing him that his minister Dr. von Humbracht is to be recalled for health reasons and assuring him that a replacement would be appointed soon. Countersigned by Minister of Foreign Affairs Bernhard von B├╝low. 2 pages, tall 4to, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; laminated on recto and verso, moderate scattered foxing, remnants of prior mounting along one edge recto and verso, horizontal folds. Berlin, 28 October 1907

      Estimate $500 - 750

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $688