July 11, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


Pair of Pennsylvania fraktur birth certificates

Pair of Heidleberg Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania ink and watercolor fraktur birth certificates, for Juliana and Elisabetha Schmidt, b. 1813 and 1811, 7 3/4" x 13". Provenance: Juliana fraktur purchased at a house auction in New Tripoli, Berks County in 1998; Elisabeth fraktur purchased in Northampton County in 2012.

Condition:Juliana - Light staining and creases. Small patch bottom left corner. Elisabetha - Crease. Scattered losses to dark ink.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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