Result list 6 April 2019

The results of our April 6 sale will be online on April 7 here. .

Lotnumber: 246
OOSTENDE. Public announcement. black. Rather discoloured paper with a little edge-damage. Large coat of arms of the Habsburg Netherlands. Official announcement by Leonard Timmerman, pensionary (leading official and legal adviser) of Oostende during the Nine Years' War regarding the sale of the booty taken by Ostend privateers, in effect a ship with 5 whales captured from the French. The Nine Year's War, also known as the War of the League of Augsburg, was a conflict between Louis XIV of France and a European coalition of the Holy Roman Empire (led by Austria), the Dutch Republic, Spain, England and Savoy. First time we see such a document, of a very early date, from Ostend (but printed in Bruges). Personally signed by L. Timmerman.
Themes: BEFORE 1800, SHIPPING
BELGIUM
Province: WEST-VLAANDEREN
Date: 20 October 1694
Quality: F
Startprice: € 400