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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 868

William IV Letter Dated 1808 and Etching

Estimate: $200 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Estate of William H. Rasch


William IV Letter Dated 1808 and Etching, autograph letter signed by King William IV (1765-1837), to 'Boyle', dated 1808, double-sided in a wood frame (frame size: 13 3/4 in. 11 7/8 in.), together with a portrait engraving of William IV in a giltwood frame (frame size: 6 1/4 in. x 5 1/2 in.).

Measurements: Height: by sight of letter 9 1/4 in. x Width: 7 3/8 in.


Overall good condition, both lightly toned, letter with stains along right edge, creases from folding, tear from left edge across upper quadrant, ink slightly faded, not viewed out of frames.

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