Lot 279: Rudolf Diesel

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-12-18 16:59:26

Lot 279: German inventor and mechanical engineer (1858–1913) famous for the invention of the diesel engine. Scarce handwritten note in German, unsigned, one page both sides of his 4 x 2.5 personal calling card, no date. Rare letter to an "Esteemed Privy Councilor," in full (translated): "My wife wishes to thank you for the lovely flowers you so graciously sent. We were most pleased to have made your acquaintance, only regret not having been able to say our goodbyes. Indeed, we hope to meet again in the future. It shall be my pleasure to give your son my advice, if called upon." In fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467 Wednesday, 13th January 2016 Estimate: $4000-5000
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