Stuart Cunningham Macaskie Edwardian Letters Patent Document & Seal in a ‘Wickwar’ Red Morocco Leather Box with Royal Insignia

£1,850.00

An Edwardian Letters Patent Document on vellum, together with a double sided wax seal in its black laquered tin box, contained in a red morocco leather covered box with original key, stamped on the lid with the Royal Insignia. The Letters Patent Document on vellum was presented to Stuart Cunningham Macaskie* on the occasion of his becoming a King's Counsellor. Interestingly, it was signed by Muir Mackenzie on behalf of the King on the.....' twenty eighth day of January in the first year of our reign' (1901), thus not giving enough time to replace the image of Queen Victoria with that of Edward VII on the wax seal. The Letters Patent document is hand written and profusely decorated with images including the Royal Coat of Arms, and is accompanied by associated documents including a hand written declaration of allegiance to be be read out by Macaskie during the ceremony.

H: 9cm W: 24.5cm D: 22.5cm

Dealer Stock Code: 30-9843

Web ID: 28794

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