A GRANT ON VELLUM, WITH ORIGINAL WAX SEAL IN ITS SKIPPET, APPOINTING HARRY THOMAS ALRED RAINALS KNIGHT BATCHELOR.

(2 September, 1887). 572 x 483 mm. (22 1/2 x 19"). With 11 manuscript lines in fine cursive and black letter hands.

Manuscript text ruled in red and signed by Muir Macenzie "by warrant under the Queen's sign manual," the text surrounded by a three-quarter historiated and foliate panel border with the royal arms centered at head and with allegorical figures in foliate garlands at corners and sides, an embossed and a monogram paper seal affixed at head recto and verso, the document laced through at foot and with A FINE AND VERY SUBSTANTIAL PENDANT SEAL (159 mm. in diameter) IN ITS ORIGINAL METAL SKIPPET, OF QUEEN VICTORIA ENTHRONED, HOLDING SCEPTER AND ORB, between seated figures representing Church and State, the seal attached with thick yellow and maroon thread. A little flaking of paint from the metal skippet, two superficial cracks in the wax seal, otherwise IN VERY FINE CONDITION, the vellum especially clean, and the protected seal with no significant muting of detail.
(ST9574b)

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A GRANT ON VELLUM, WITH ORIGINAL WAX SEAL IN ITS SKIPPET, APPOINTING HARRY THOMAS ALRED RAINALS KNIGHT BATCHELOR. DOCUMENT IN ENGLISH:.

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