GERMANY. Kaiser Wilhelm I (Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia), appointment letter
- Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
- Type: Item for Sale
- Date Posted: Sep 27, 2013
OWN A PIECE OF IMPERIAL GERMAN HISTORY. Kaiser Wilhelm I (Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia), authentic appointment letter to Ciudad Bolivar, dated 6 December 1876. 3 pages of text, countersigned, bearing a clear and raised official seal, and signed by the Emperor. The document measures approximately 8-1/4 by 13-1/2. Light aging for a 125+ year old document. The calligraphy is elegant. William I, also known as Wilhelm I, (full name: William Frederick Louis, German: Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig, 22 March 1797 – 9 March 1888), of the House of Hohenzollern was the King of Prussia (2 January 1861 – 9 March 1888) and the first German Emperor (18 January 1871 – 9 March 1888). Under the leadership of William and his Minister President Otto von Bismarck, Prussia achieved the unification of Germany and the establishment of the German Empire. Please, carefully view the photos of the document, and contact me if you have a question. Either PayPal or cashiers/registered check from J.P. Morgan Chase (or other reputable bank) are accepted. This is a final sale and shipped via U.S.P.S. from New York City.