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Lot# 3507 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3507 Thailand

    1866 (Jan 10): Royal Mourning cover sent by Diplomatic Bag with complete original contents, written from 'The Royal Palace, Grand Palace, Bangkok, Siam' and addressed to 'A. Markwald Esquire, the functionary Consul for Siam at Berlin', the envelope with slight fault at left on opening with contents mourning the death of the second King, an elder brother of His Majesty King Mongkut; with interesting contents written by scribe "the Flag shall be lowered half staff seven days in like manner of every flag staff in our native land.." and signed at base personally by His Majesty Rama IV with two Royal Seals in blue inside and white wafer embossed seal on reverse of envelope. Extremelay rare.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,600 CHF