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Dutch South Africa COGH Governor c1662 WAGENAAR Autograph & Rare SEALS {2} A4G28

£2,025.00

Dutch COGH Governor ZACHARIAS WAGENAER Signature *DE WEESKAMER* OFFICIAL SEALS{2} VOC 1600s A4G28
WONDERFUL GROUP of rare & historical very early 17th Century DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY items. Note Zacharias Wagener (also spelled Wagenaer, Wagenaar and Wagner) (11 May 1614 – 12 October 1668) was an adventurer, chief of Dejima and commander and governor of the Cape Colony. He was also the draftsman and writer of the "Thier-Buch", with 109 drawings of fish, birds, etc. from Brazil. He was the first to order Japanese porcelain after European and his own example for the VOC, but not Imari porcelain, as suggested by Arnoldus Montanus and his followers. Fine for items of this type & period. Please look at all the scans to help form your own opinion.

In stock

Colour

Red

Currency

Pre-Decimal

Year of Issue

Up to 1840

Quality

Used

Region

Cape of Good Hope

Grade

F/VF (Fine/Very Fine)

Type

Fiscal, Revenue

Brand

PTS

Era

Pre-Stamp

Country/Region of Origin

South Africa

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