Lot 3069

Napoleon I - apostilles on a report, handwritten and dated 17.9.1806

Orders & Military Collectibles until 1918 | A90m | Live auction | 521 Lots

Hammer price € 1,400

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Description

Ink on paper. One double sheet inscribed on three pages. A list with the names of French military attachés requested by the King of Holland. Four hand-written notes, hand-written signatures "Np" and "Nap". Napoleon declined two generals with the note "refusé" and marked the other names with "accordé si cet officier le désire" (accepted, if desired by the officer) or "accordé à la meme condition" (accepted under the same conditions). Slightly darkened, slightly torn at the edges, creases, the writing partially rubbed. Dimensions 33 x 21.5 cm.
Louis Napoléon Bonaparte (1778 – 1846) was the younger brother of Napoleon I and reigned as King of Holland between 1806 and 1810. Aufgrund eines am 18. November 2021 erhobenen Anspruchs des französischen Verteidigungsministeriums auf Herausgabe „nationalen Kulturguts“ wird dieses Los unter Vorbehalt verkauft. The sale of this item is conditional, due to a demand presented this November 18th by the French Ministry of Defense to restitute this lot as “cultural heritage”. Vu la demande du Ministère des Armées, presenté le jour de novembre 18, 2021 à restituer ce pièce sous titre de l’article L. 211-1 et 4 du code du patrimoine, la vente de ce pièce est sous réserve.

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The auction starts on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3522. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).