Victoria, Queen (1819-1901)
Excellent signed cabinet photo
Queen of the United Kingdom Great Britain & Ireland 1837-1901. An excellent vintage signed cabinet photo, 4.25 x 5.75 inch, n.p., n.d. (1887), gold bordered, depicting the Queen in semi profile, seated in a full length pose. Signed “Victoria R.I. 1887” in dark fountain pen ink in the upper left corner and dated 1887 in her hand. Bottom slightly and professional trimmed, else fine condition
Price: $ 2,150 / € 1.790
Victoria, Queen (1819-1901)
Fine document signed
Queen of the United Kingdom Great Britain & Ireland 1837-1901. Partly-printed Document signed “Victoria R.”. 1p., 16.0 x 11.75 inch, 1897 September 1. Queen Victoria appoints Cyril Claude Tuck as "an Officer in Our Volunteer Forces" with the rank of lieutenant. Signed in the upper left by the queen, and countersigned in the lower right by Secretary of State for War, the Marquess of Lansdowne. Blue paper seal remains affixed below the signature. In very good to fine condition.
Price: $ 630 / € 490
Victoria, Augusta (1858-1921)
Autograph letter signed
The last German empress and queen of Prussia by marriage to Wilhelm II, German Emperor. Autograph letter signed “Victoria”. 3pp., (double-page), fine embossed crown at the top, 5.5 x 8.5 inch, Potsdam Stadtschloss, 1907 May 3. To “Dear Saja”. In German, Victoria sends her blessings on the confirmation day of Saja’s child and sends some gifts. Also included is a fine cabinet-card-photograph (unsigned) of Victoria with five of her children, Photo by Selle & Kuntze, Potsdam. Fine condition.
Price: $ 310 / € 240
Wilhelm I., Emperor (1797-1888)
King of Prussia from 1861 and first Emperor of Germany from 1871 until his death in 1888. Document signed “Wilhelm”. 1p., 9.0 x 14.0 inch, Berlin, 1868 March 30. Large blind embossed seal. In German: “…Bestallung als Regierungsrath für Gustav Droege zu Einbeck“. Appointment of Gustav Droege as “Regierungsrath”. Countersigned by Secretary of the Interior Friedrich Albrecht zu Eulenburg (1815-1881). Mailing folds, handling wear, minor fold breaks, else good condition.
Price: $ 350 / € 225
Wilhelm II., Emperor (1859-1941)
Autographed letter signed re: moral cowardice
The last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia from 1888 to 1918. Autographed letter signed “W”. On verso of a postcard, 5.5 x 3.5 inch, n.p., n.d. Addressed to „Dear Dickhut” (Gustaf von Dickhuth-Harrach, 1856-1923) regarding the moral cowardice of the average and better crowd. In German, in part: „Von Herzen Dank für Ihren herrlichen Brief, der mir ein Trost war! Freilich ist die moralische Feigheit der mittleren u. besseren Stände sehr ... bedauerlich! Aber Sie müssen zur That aufgerüttelt werden von Außen und Innen…“ Recto shows the Emperor on a horse with a FACSIMILE signature. Minor handling wear, else good condition.
Price: $ 560 / € 430
William IV., King (1765-1837)
Autographed letter signed
King of the United Kingdom, Great Britain, Ireland and of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death. William, the third son of George III. and younger brother and successor to George IV., was the last king and penultimate monarch of Britain's House of Hanover. Autographed letter signed “William”. 1p., 7.0 x 9.25 inch. Admiralty, 1827 June 19, Late at night. Addressed to a gentleman “Dear Sir”. The Duke acknowledges receipt of his correspondent's letter, remarking “….this is the first letter I have yet received from yourself. I shall have very sincere pleasure in … Mr. & Mrs. John Hughes Lloyd the moment I can with propriety and in the meantime and ever remain” With repairs to some of the folds to the verso, otherwise good condition.
Price: $ 510 / € 390