Philip, Prince (1921)
Typed letter signed
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II. Rare early typed letter signed “Philip”. 1p., 4.75 x 7.0 inch, Clarence House, St. James’s, London, 1949 July 22. Salutation in Prince Philip’s hand. Addressed to Claude Langdon. In full: “As President of the National Playing Fields Association, I would like to thank you and all those associated with you at the Empress Hall for so readily accepting to place one half of the proceeds taken last night at the disposal of our Jubilee Appeal. For my part, I thought it was a splendid show. I enjoyed it immensely, and I am very grateful for all the arrangements you made.” Handsomely matted in black with a photograph of Philip to an overall of 11.75 x 8.25 inch. Both items removable affixed with photo corners. Fine condition.
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Philippe I., Louis, (1773-1850)
Letter signed by the king of France
Last King of France who reigned from 1830 until he was forced to abdicate in 1848. Letter signed “Louis Philippe”. 1p, 6.5 x 9.0 inch, gilt edging. Paris, 1834 July 8. Letter in French addressed to Jean Baptiste Francois Jacqueminot, 2. Comte de Ham (1781-1861). The king informs Jacqueminot about the date for the next meeting of the chamber. Countersigned by the minister of justice Jean-Charles Persil (1785-1879). Mailing folds, handling wear and minor stains, else fine.
Price: $ 440 / € 325