Lot #146
Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria Document Signed

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Archduke of Austria and Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary (1858-1889) who died in a suicide pact with his mistress, Baroness Mary Vetsera. The ensuing scandal made international headlines and remains a cause of speculation more than a century later. Scarce manuscript DS in German, signed “Rudolf,” one page, 8.25 x 13.5, June 21, 1882. Untranslated military document signed at the conclusion by Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria. Affixed to a slightly larger sheet and in very good to fine condition, with some light creasing and toning. Accompanied by an original cabinet photo of the crown prince, with a skinned back.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #643 - Ended September 14, 2022





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