Lot #201
King Alfonso XII

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Estimate: $400+


King of Spain (1857-1885) who reigned from 1874 to 1885, after a coup d'etat restored the monarchy and ended the ephemeral First Spanish Republic; his mother, Isabella II, had been deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1868. ALS in Spanish, signed “Alfonso,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, royal crest letterhead, November 18, 1880. Letter to "Manolo," in part (translated): "I received your letter and saw with pleasure that you are always the same in your lobbies and in everything. What you suspect about the telegram that you put and that I did not receive, is completely lacking in logic." In fine condition, with a light stain and small piece of tape to the left edge of the first page. Accompanied by an 1878 document bearing a printed signature.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020

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