Royalty K - N


Ludwig II., King (1845-1886)

Early document signed by the Fairy tale King (Neuschwanstein)

Ludwig II. was King of Bavaria from 1864 until his death. He is sometimes called the Swan King and “der Märchenkönig” - the Fairy tale King. He also held the titles of Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria, Duke of Franconia, and Duke in Swabia. He succeeded to the throne aged only 18 and is famous for the construction of two lavish palaces and the fantastic Neuschwanstein Castle. Partly printed document signed “Ludwig”, 1p., 8.0 x 13.5 inch, fine paper seal, Schloß Berg (Berg Castle), 1869 May 12. Patent for Leo Leeb as “Landwehr Unterlieutenant”. Signed in dark black ink by Ludwig and countersigned by the general secretary. Ludwig used Berg castle as his summer residence, moving here regularly every year on 11 May and performing the business of state from it. Mailing folds, else fine condition.

Price: $ 1,365 / € 1.050

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Luitpold, Prince Regent (1821-1912)

Document signed

Prince Regent of Bavaria and de facto ruler of Bavaria from 1886 to 1912, due to the incapacity of his nephews, King Ludwig II. for three days and King Otto for 26 years. Partly printed document signed. 1p., 8.25 x 13.0 inch, Munich, 1890 December 23. Fine paper seal at the bottom. Decree for Leo Leeb. Mailing folds, else fine condition.

Price: $ 290 / € 225

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Mary of Teck, Queen (1867-1953)

Imperial cabinet photograph signed

Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Empress of India, as the wife of King George V. Brilliant vintage sepia matte-finish full-length portrait of Mary. Signed in fountain pen “Victoria Mary Singapore 1901”. 6.75 x 10.75 inch, Singapore 1901. Affixed to a same-size studio mount. In overall very good to fine condition, with light fading and foxing to the images, and slight chipping along the edges. Uncommon in this size.

 

 

Price: $ 425 / € 325

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Mary of Teck, Queen (1867-1953)

Signed photograph and autographed note signed

Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Empress of India, as the wife of King George V. Signed photo-postcard “Victoria Mary”. 3.5 x 5.5 inch, n.p., n.d. Front of the card shows the children of King George and Mary. With an autographed note signed on verso. In full: "To dearest Helene (printed: with best wishes from) + warmest thanks for the charming book + calendar”. Silvering, slightly discolored, else good condition.

 

Price: $ 270 / € 210

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Mary of Teck, Queen (1867-1953)

Signed photograph

Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Empress of India, as the wife of King George V. Photo-postcard signed on verso “Victoria Mary Xmas 1909-”. Above Mary’s writing printed “With best wishes from”. 3.5 x 5.5 inch, 1909. Front of the card shows Queen Mary with her sons. Silvering to the image, on the upper edge the surface scraped off, else good condition.

Price: $ 235 / € 180

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