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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2003

Great Britain
Pricing of Wines
1634 "A Proclamation for the Pricing of Wines" over two pages decreeing that Canary wines, Mulcadels, and Alligant should be sold in carafes at seventeen pounds "the pipe", and at twelve pence the Duart by retail; "The best Calcoine and French wines at eighteen pounds the Tunne, and the Rochel wines, and other small and thinne wines, at fifteene pounds the Tunne in carafes, and at five pence the Duart by retail...". Very unusual and particularly fine for the age.

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