Description

    [Charles Albert, King of Sardinia]. Bestowal Document for the Sardinian Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Secretarially Signed "C. Alberto." Four integral parchment pages in plain vellum covers, 9.5" x 12.75", in Italian (not translated), Turin, September 11, 1845. Affixed by cords to the document is the wax seal of the Royal Arms of the Kingdom of Sardinia housed in a 3.75" metal skippet. The document names French General Alexandre Pierre Moline de Saint-Yon as a commander of the Sardinian Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus and is countersigned by seven officers of the order. General Yon fought with the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars. Yon was recalled to service during the July Monarchy as Director of Personnel and Operations at the Department of War, Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour and attained the rank of Lieutenant-General before his retirement from public life in 1848. King Charles Albert succeeded to the throne of Sardinia in 1831 and abdicated in favor of his son, Victor Emmanuel, after a disastrous war with Austria in 1848. He died a year later in exile. The document is sold with the authorization by the Office of the Royal Order of the Legion of Honour allowing General Yon to accept the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus. Both documents have folds and minor soiling. The seal is sharply struck very attractive.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 240

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 June 10 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    REALIZED SO FAR $910,788