Lot 208: German steel manufacturer (1854–1902) who took over leadership of the family business in 1887. ALS in German, signed "F. W. Krupp," one page both sides, 6.75 x 8.5, personal letterhead, August 29, 1896. Untranslated letter to the director of a shipbuilding company regarding the Germania shipyard, which Krupp had recently acquired. In fine condition, with intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature), filing holes to left edge (affecting a couple words), and trivial show-through from writing to opposing sides.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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