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Lot# 4538 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4538 Italy

    1212 (March 15): Padua - Notary document on vellum (198x134 mm), fine script, starting with ' X-X' the 'signum tabellonis' (notary marking sign) at top left and a calligraphig 'E'  (EGO) at bottom left. The beneficiary of the investiture (Noble Ceto) paid the Notary's fee and the delivery of the document by the Notary's messenger to his palace located in Camposanpiero (18 km, north of Padua). Archive note on reverse, a remarkable and early document of a private messenger service with transcription attached.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF