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Lot# 720 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 720 France

    1808 (March 13): Entire letter from the 'Armée de Reserve' at Mayence / Mainz to Wesel, endorsed 'Service Militaire' and written to General Laurent, the letter signed by Marshall Kellerman with his franchise mark on front 'Le Kellerman' in black. Fresh and fine - Kellerman's extraordinary career included stopping the Prussians at Valmy in 1793, imprisonment for a year, reinstated in 1795, Senator in 1799, Marshall of the Empire in 18o4, becoming the Duke of Valmy in June 1808.rnrnProvenance: Collection F. Dubus.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 110 CHF