Spectacular, museum-quality framed display featuring the authentic hand-signed autograph of QUEEN VICTORIA, Queen of the United Kingdom, Great Brittan, and Ireland. Autographed envelope is signed "The Queen" and adressed to Henry William Paget the 2nd Earl of Uxbridge.
William Henry Paget fought close by the side of the first Duke of Wellington during Waterloo. According to anecdote, he was close to Wellington when his leg was hit, and exclaimed, "By God, sir, I've lost my leg!" — to which Wellington replied, "By God, sir, so you have!".
Featouring extremley well preserved "Blood-Red" wax royal seal, a rare sight in such an old envelope.
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QUEEN VICTORIA * HAND SIGNED Envelope * Autographed "The Queen" * WAX SEAL
Elegantly framed and archivally matted to custom-made, ornate 12” x 16” “antique gold" real wood frame. Gorgeous PH-neutral "Sepia" brown mat with descriptive bronze plaque and featuring highly-detailed steel engraving of THE QUEEN.