Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. On 1 May 1876, she adopted the additional title of Empress of India.
Description: This is a very nice, partly-printed Document Signed. It is signed “Victoria R,” one page, 15.75 x 11.5 inches, February 16, 1894. The Queen appoints Roland Murray Bourne “to be an Officer in Our Militia Forces…You are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge your Duty as such in the Rank of 2nd Lieutenant.” Signed above the blue paper seal by Victoria. Double-matted and framed with a portrait of Victoria to an overall size of 28 x 17.25 Inches.
Condition: Some repaired separations to a couple of the intersecting folds, and a uniform shade of overall toning, with a few slightly heavier spots, otherwise fine condition. The blue paper seal is only slightly worn and toned and remains intact.
Documentation: This item is fully documented by three sources. First it has a PSA/DNA Authentication status. Its registered PSA/DNA number is #V08861 and item has been permanently marked with an invisible DNA daub that will fluoresce under a patented laser lamp. Further It means that this signature of Queen Victoria which they personally examined and is in their opinion authentic. They state that the signature(s) are consistent considering slant, flow, pen pressure, letter size and other characteristics that are typical of the other exemplars that they compared against. Second, the item will come with a Certificate of Authenticity from the famous RR Auction where item was purchased by us originally. Third you will also get a Certificate from Reel Art. You will also get a copy of the invoice from RR Auction a to further prove authenticity.
The item described is guaranteed to be of the time period and condition as described, has been exported legally and is legal to buy and sell under all international laws relating to cultural patrimony.