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Queen consort (1488-1536) of Aragon as the second wife of Ferdinand II of Aragon. Very rare manuscript DS in Spanish, signed "La Reyna [The Queen],"one page, 8.5 x 12, September 22, 1519. Untranslated document issued at Barcelona by Germaine of Foix as queen consort. Countersigned by her secretary, "Romeu." In very good to fine condition, with scattered light foxing and staining, and a small hole …

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King of England and Ireland (1566-1625) under whom the 'Golden Age' of Elizabethan literature and drama continued, and who famously sponsored the translation of the Bible into English; as King James VI, he ruled Scotland from 1567 until his death. Manuscript DS, signed “James R,” one page, 7.75 x 12, November 21, 1590. As King James VI of Scotland, he writes to Lord Gray, order…

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King of Spain (born 1527) from 1556 until his death in 1598; his eventful reign included Spain's conquest of the Philippines (named for him), the establishment of a colony in Florida, and the historic defeat of the Spanish Armada by the British in 1588. Manuscript DS in Spanish, signed “Yo el Rey,” one page, 8.25 x 11.75, May 21, 1578. Untranslated document issued to a prince. Moun…

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Desirable Royal Christmas card from 1961 with an embossed crown on the front, measuring 13.5 x 8.25 open, with the inside bearing an affixed image of the garden at Royal Lodge, signed on the adjacent page in blue ink, "from, Elizabeth R." In fine condition. This card originates from the personal collection of Jessie Robertson, who was formerly in Royal Service at Balmoral Castle for Queen Mary an…

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Christmas card from 1969 featuring an embossed royal crown on the front, measuring 14.75 x 9.25 open, with a lovely portrait of the Queen Mother affixed inside, signed on the adjacent page below a printed Christmas and New Year’s greeting in blue ink, “from Elizabeth R.” In fine condition. This card originates from the personal collection of Jessie Robertson, who was formerly in…

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Second daughter of Czar Nicholas I (1822-1892). Scarce ALS in French, signed "Olga," one page both sides, 7 x 4.5, embossed royal letterhead, April 13, 1880. Letter to "Chere Comtesse." In full (translated): "It is with great pleasure that my husband and I accept your kind invitation for this evening. I am very grateful to le Zeserone for having taken upon herself the responsibility of overcoming …

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Outstanding vintage matte-finish 4.5 x 6.75 photo of Prince Edward in his military uniform by Vandyk of London, affixed to its original 8.25 x 11.5 studio mount, boldly signed on the mount in ink, "Edward P, 1920." In fine to very fine condition, with faint toning from prior display.

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Ink signature, "George R.,” on an off-white 7.25 x 2.75 sheet clipped from the top of a royal document. In very good to fine condition, with staining to the edges.

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Ink signature, "George P. R.,” on an off-white 4.75 x 3 sheet clipped from the close of a vellum document. In very good to fine condition, with light show-through along the left edge from old mounting remnants on the back.

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Swatch of fabric removed from the royal robe worn by King George V during his coronation at the Delhi Durbar in Coronation Park on December 12, 1911. The fabric measures 3 x 1.75 and features stylized lotus flowers, the official blossom of India, set within another Asian motif, the paisley; the swatch was a part of a larger garment designed to symbolize the unification of India and the United Kin…

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Prince of Orange, the King of the Netherlands, and Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1772-1843). Partly-printed DS in Dutch, signed “Willem,” one page, 18.5 x 14.5, January 9, 1829. Untranslated military document concerning the prosecution of Benedict Tsch, detained at Leyden on charges of theft. Signed at the conclusion in ink by King William I. The white paper seal affixed at the bottom rema…

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Christmas card from 1971 imprinted with the Prince of Wales’s feathers, measuring 9 x 7 open, featuring an affixed color photo of Charles in uniform, signed and inscribed in fountain pen to the prime minister of New Zealand, "Sir Keith and Lady Holyoake, from Charles." In fine condition. Sir Keith Holyoake served as prime minister of New Zealand from 1960 to 1972.

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Royal Christmas and New Year's card from 1955, with a gilt-embossed crown on the front, measuring 14 x 8 open, featuring a charming photo of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip posing outdoors with their two young children, signed in fountain pen, "Elizabeth R., 1955" and "Philip." In very good condition, with foxing to the outside of the card, and toning around the image. This card originat…

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Royal Christmas card from 1958, measuring 18.25 x 7.75 open, featuring a color 7 x 5 print of Sebastiano Ricci's work 'The Holy Family,' signed below a printed greeting on the adjacent side in fountain pen, "Elizabeth R." and "Philip." In fine condition, with a few small stain on the outside of the card and the print starting to peel off. This card originates from the personal collect…

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Royal Christmas and New Year's card from 1952, with a gilt-embossed crown on the front, measuring 13.5 x 8.5 open, featuring a charming photo of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip posing with their two young children, signed in fountain pen, "Elizabeth R" and "Philip." In very good condition, with foxing to the outside of the card, and staining and toning to the inside. This card originates…

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Royal Christmas card from 1953, measures 16 x 10 unfolded, featuring a color family portrait of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip with their children Charles and Anne, signed below the image in fountain pen, “Elizabeth R, 1953” and “Philip." In fine condition, with some light toning to the inside of the card. This card originates from the personal collection of Jessie Robertson,…

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Third-person ALS, signed within the text “The Queen,” one page, 4.25 x 5.25, no date. In full: "The Queen hastens to thank the Lord Chancellor for his letter of yesterday, & for his readiness to comply with her wishes relative to the Rev: Mr. Gordon." The letter is affixed to a slightly larger cardstock mount. In fine condition.

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