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    British Royalty Document Signed "Mary R", "Albert", and "Stanley Baldwin", four pages (front and verso), 8.5" x 13.5", January 18, 1929, St. James Palace, London. Permission to wear the Latvian Order of Three Stars signed on behalf of King George V by his wife, Queen Mary; his second son, Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI); and, British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin. In 1929 George V suffered from an acute bronchial ailment that nearly took his life. Edward, Prince of Wales, on a tour of Africa, rushed back to London. Until the prince returned to the capital documents requiring the signature of the monarch were signed by the queen, the Duke of York, and the prime minister. In very fine condition

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    April, 2007
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