Canadian Art, Culture and History

November 07 — 12, 2020
Auction begins to close at 2 pm ET

Online Auction
LOT 21

Lot 21

Sir John A. Macdonald Autographed Letter Signed to Douglas Brymner, 27th April, 1888

Sir John A. Macdonald Autographed Letter Signed to Douglas Brymner, 27th April, 1888
Lot 21 Details
Sir John A. Macdonald Autographed Letter Signed to Douglas Brymner, 27th April, 1888

quill on laid 'Earnscliffe, Ottawa' letterhead paper, referencing a 'confidential memorandum' and prorogation of parliament
8.0" x 10.0" (20.3 cm x 25.4 cm)

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $1,680
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
Sir John A. Macdonald Autographed Letter Signed to Douglas Brymner, 27th April, 1888
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Autographed Letter Signed to Douglas Brymner, 27th April, 1888

CONDITION DETAILS

For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 21
×

About Condition Ratings

  • 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.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.