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Lower  Prices

only  after  costly  Ingredients  are  used  up

Decree of Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (1713-1780) allowing the districts Wolfenbüttel + Schöningen to keep the higher beer prices as decreed Apr. 26, 1762, and May 28, 1762, over the end of September up to Martinmas since prices for barley and wheat “have not fallen that much, and provisions bought at the former high prices are not consumed that much … that the brewers would not take harm by a lowering of beer prices”. Published Brunswick October 8, 1762. Without place & printer (1762). 13⅛ × 16 in (33.2 × 40.7 cm). 1 page. With large woodcut initial with the freely jumping horse of Lower Saxony under the ducal crown. With the ducal signature printed together with the L(oco) S(igilli) mark and that of A. A. v. Cramm.

Decree on later cutting of beer prices

Framing-worthy  Broadsheet  meant  for  the  Billboards

on untrimmed handmade paper with broad margins of 2.5-6 cm with large armorial watermark under crown and another large figurative one. – Speaking of barley and wheat purchase see also Charles’ decree of Dec. 18, 1741 that allows barley as substitute for wheat because of its price increases only.

On Charles, nephew of the Emperor Charles VI, brother-in-law of Frederick the Great, founder of the Collegium Carolinum, governing since 1735, see ADB XV, 266 ff.

Offer no. 13,000 / EUR  239. (c. US$ 289.) + shipping


“ The prints arrived safely. What is your return policy? My boss, doesn’t like the images, which I understand is subjective (– probably in reaction on the 11th September –) and no reflection on the condition or any representations you made. Sorry to bother you with this ”

(Mrs. A. P., September 26, 2001)