Large 1880 Framed Pennsylvania Fraktur Birth & Baptism Certificate "Griefemer" Lehigh, PA

Large 1880 Framed Pennsylvania Fraktur Birth & Baptism Certificate Lehigh, PA c. 1880

Sale price $90.00 Regular price $95.00


Product Description:  A framed 1880 Pennsylvania Fraktur Birth & Baptism Certificate of what it appears to be; Mary Eda Griefemer born on February 18, 1880 and baptized in April 1880, Lehigh, Pennsylvania.  The certificate was printed and signed at Eagle Book Store, Reading, Pennsylvania in 1881.  Hand-colored with water color artwork, this certificate includes hand-written names of the child, mother, father, grandparents, reverend and other names in purple.  This amazing collectible will arrive under glass in this beautiful gold tone frame with decorated scroll and beaded trim.

Circa:  1880-1881

Product Dimensions:
19" H x 16" W x 7/8" frame depth (from back of frame)
16 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W (inside dimension - sight of fraktur)

Product Weight:  4 pounds 10 ounces

Color: Certificate:  blue, red, green, yellow.  Frame:  Gold tones.

Condition:  Previously owned - used.  Light foxing, 4 small tears where folds are located, one small on top right corner.  Due to the difficulty reading with folds in the certificate, spelling of name may or may not be accurate.

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