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Lot 84 - Napoleon Document Signed. Wax seal. Patent of nobility,Napoleon Document Signed with[...]
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Napoleon Document Signed. Wax seal. Patent of nobility,Napoleon Document Signed with wax seal. A Patent of nobility. 1811.
A patent of nobility, printed and in manuscript, dated 12th May, 1811. Signed by Napoleon and also Cambaceres the Chancellor of the Empire. Vellum, approximately 18 x 23 inches, with Napoleon's wax seal, approx 5 inches in diameter, framed to 28 x 29 inches. Arms of nobleman in color to top left. Light spotting, some rubbing and small chips to seal, silk ribbon soiled, overall excellent.
Notes : Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present the collection of Napoleonic items of George Eustis Paine, a noted 20th-century industrialist from New York, New York, and Newport, Rhode Island. The fine collection of over 155 items comes to sale from Michele Thomure from Illinois, who is Mr. Paine’s step-granddaughter. The sale features a Napoleonic library, including Napoleon’s personal map, autographed material, and books belonging to and about Napoleon several bronze sculptures of him portrait miniatures snuff boxes and other items of the era.
G. Eustis Paine (1893-1953) was a wealthy 20th-century industrialist, banker and executive, who was chairman of the board of the New York and Pennsylvania Co., paper manufacturers. He was born in Willsboro, New York and graduated from Columbia University. Besides the company he headed, he was Trustee of Hanover Bank, a director and chairman of the Fidelity-Phenix Fire Insurance Company’s executive committee, and a director and executive committee member of the Great Northern Paper Co.
Starting Bid : 750
Thème : Documents, Autographes