FRANZ JOSEPH I GRANT OF NOBILITY, SIGNED BY THE EMPEROR ("FRANZ JOSEPH")
to Leopold Walter Sachs, nephew of Leopold Sachs Edler von Sachsenhall, Imperial Councillor, Vice-President of the Austrian Northwest Steamboat-Shipping Company, Knight of the Imperial Order of the Iron Cross, Third Class, 7 pages, folio (37 x 27.5cm), on vellum, calligraphic manuscript highlighted in red, silver and gold, countersigned by Minister of the Interior Dr. Carl Freiherr von Heinold von Udinsky and Imperial Councillor Felix Freiherr von Wiedersperg, printed borders, manuscript coat of arms signed by F. Junginger, velvet folder, silk doublures, gilt imperial arms to upper cover, pendant seal in gilt brass capsule, custom-made metal box, Vienna, 4 June 1913
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.