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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2118

The Robin Hunt Collection
King William IV & Queen Adelaide
1830 - 1831 Printed Proclamations of the King's accession issued at Market Harboro', Louth, Rochdale, with important items relating to the Coronation on 8 September 1831. Coloured plans showing the procession to the Abbey, route for carriages, plan of Westminster Hall and Abbey, plan of the galleries, a silk fabric commemorating the coronation (90x165mm), engravings, a General Order regarding the Guard of Honour and Escort, with a folding map, dress regulations for officers attending, portraits of the King and Queen, "The Ceremonies to be Observed at the Royal Coronation of Their Most Excellent Majesties King William the Fourth and Queen Adelaide", with four part printed, manuscript passes to attend, two signed by the Speaker for MPs. Two admission cards into Westminster Abbey through the West Door and Poets Corner (damage top left corner), with three rare tickets printed in red issued by the Dean and Chapter admitting the holders to the Record Room (2) and North Vaultings. With a beautifully printed card in red orange commemorating the Coronation. A superb group (37)

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