October 13, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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Arnold Hoevelmann birth certificate

Arnold Hoevelmann (Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1749-1804), ink and watercolor on paper birth and baptismal certificate for Jacob Beitemann, born 1784, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, on a printed form attributed to the Ephrata Cloister, with unusual dog head sea serpents flanking text with floral vine, 12 1/2" x 16". For a similar example see Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes, pages 399-401.

Condition:

Center crease, light stains, edge tears, some patches with infill, contemporary frame. Not examined out of frame.

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000
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