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Letter of Indulgence with Episcopal Seals, 1298
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Description
Neat Gothic manuscript over 13 lines in dark-brown ink on parchment
Dated 1298
Letter of indulgence by the Roman Curia from the fourth year of Pope Boniface's rule With 9 of originally presumably 12 attached red wax seals by the involved bishops, one fragmentarily preserved and 2 loose
Text area: 32 x 55 cm
Size of parchment: 68 x 45 cm
Very good condition

Condition: Parchment and text in very good condition and fresh impression. A ca. 6 cm long split in lower left margin with another ca. 2,5 cm long split above. Small oxidation stains, one with ink bite at bottom, causing loss of printed matter to year date. Folding with 4 tiny holes. Margins somewhat creased and finger-stained. 1 seal just fragmentarily preserved, two seals loose, the other 6 in very good condition. The document is kept in a modern leather briefcase.


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Letter of Indulgence with Episcopal Seals, 1298

Estimate €3,200 - €4,000
Mar 23, 2015
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Starting Price €2,000
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0012: Letter of Indulgence with Episcopal Seals, 1298

Sold for €3,600
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Est. €3,200 - €4,000Starting Price €2,000
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Mar 23, 2015 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0012 Details

Description
...
Neat Gothic manuscript over 13 lines in dark-brown ink on parchment
Dated 1298
Letter of indulgence by the Roman Curia from the fourth year of Pope Boniface's rule With 9 of originally presumably 12 attached red wax seals by the involved bishops, one fragmentarily preserved and 2 loose
Text area: 32 x 55 cm
Size of parchment: 68 x 45 cm
Very good condition

Condition: Parchment and text in very good condition and fresh impression. A ca. 6 cm long split in lower left margin with another ca. 2,5 cm long split above. Small oxidation stains, one with ink bite at bottom, causing loss of printed matter to year date. Folding with 4 tiny holes. Margins somewhat creased and finger-stained. 1 seal just fragmentarily preserved, two seals loose, the other 6 in very good condition. The document is kept in a modern leather briefcase.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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