Lot 1107: Franz Joseph I



2015-09-16 14:12:15

Lot 1107: Franz Joseph I: (1830-1916) Emperor Of Austria & King Of Hungary, Croatia And Bohemia 1848-1916. His Declaration Of War Against The Kingdom Of Serbia, Following The Assassination Of Heir Apparent Franz Ferdinand In Sarajevo On 28Th June 1914, Activated A System Of Alliances Which Resulted In World War I. L.S., Franciscus Josephus, One Page, 4To, Vienna, 2Nd March 1869, To Count Of Wrbna, In German. The Letter Being A Report Sent From The Emperor To The Count Of Wrbna, Informing Him On The Appointment Of Franz Ritter, Upgrading Him As Royal Counselor, And Explaining The Salaries He Will Have To Receive From Now On And That The Salaries Will Have To Be Attended By The Count. The Letter Bears An Attractive Blind Embossed Seal To The Upper Left Corner. With Blank Integral Leaf. Few Small Tears To The Edges, Professionally Repaired And A Small Stain, None Affecting The Text Or Signature. Vg. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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