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June 0813, 2019
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LOT 492

Lot 492

Austrian Medieval Parchment Indenture, 1366

Austrian Medieval Parchment Indenture, 1366
Lot 492 Details
Austrian Medieval Parchment Indenture, 1366

written in high middle German (mittelhochdeutsch) with marquis shaped red wax seal of Abbott Johannes of Melk Abbey, framed
14 x 15.75 in — 35.6 x 40 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna (ex-archives)


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LOT 492

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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