V.Rare 1977 Hand Signed Prince Charles Christmas Card

PRICE: £750.00
CONDITION: Very Good
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This card comes from what we consider to be the most important collection that we have ever acquired.Christmas cards that have been hand signed and dedicated by Prince Charles are rare,even rarer still though,is this card, sent to one of Prince Charles's godchildren, a member of a famous aristocratic family,who were personal friends of both Charles and Diana.This combination makes this one of the rarest cards ever to be offered for sale.The full fascinating story of these cards will only be given to the buyer.

This card is the 1977 Christmas card sent by H.R.H. Prince Charles. The picture on this rare Christmas card is an actual photograph showing Prince Charles during his State Visit to Canada in 1977.

Hand signed and inscribed cards to famous named people,such as is the case with this example, are the ultimate royal card,as such they command premium prices.The card has the name of the person to whom it was sent obscured,for privacy reasons.It has a clear hand written blue ink signature and dedication by Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales .The signatures are slightly faded, as would be expected of ink written signatures of this age,we would recommend that the buyer frames these using UV glass to prevent deterioration.

Many signed royal photographs and Christmas cards have proved to be fakes or forgeries.This card has an impeccable provenance, being part of a collection bought directly by us,not from an auction house or from another dealer.The bi-fold card is a large format 9 1/2" x 7" - 240mm x 180mm opened out.The front of the card has the Prince of Wales Crest in gilt relief.The card is in good undamaged condition.

The card is accompanied by a Certificate of Provenance signed by Keith Lawson. Both he and Peter Smith the other Director of Royal & Regal Memorabilia,appear regularly on TV,as the recognized experts in this field. The certificate guarantees that the signatures and dedication on the card have been hand written by Prince Charles.
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