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Lot 31: 1756 KING GEORGE II of England Christmas Greeting Manuscript Letter Signed
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
KING GEORGE II Sends Thanks for a Christmas Greeting
KING GEORGE II (1683-1760). King of Great Britain and Ireland, Ruled over America until his death in 1760.
December 31, 1756-Dated, Manuscript Letter Signed, "George R," as King of England, with five words in his hand, written in German, not translated, 1 page, front & back, measuring 8" x 12.5", Choice Very Fine. Tiny edge chip at upper left. Bold brown and vividly written on period laid paper from St. James Palace in London, King George sends his thanks for a Christmas greeting from a royal cousin. A most wonderful ornate very special example for display.