Good day,I need a Letter of Provenance, ...

Asked by MorneT on 02-02-2021 09:27:40
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Eastern Cape

Good day,

I need a Letter of Provenance, for a letter I found in a safe many years ago, and would like to sell through Christie's Auctioneers in London. 

The representative from Christies asked me to get a letter of provenance explaining how I came in possession of the document, on a lawyer's letterhead. So far, the lawyers I have approached don't seem to understand my request. 

Is it that hard to understand?

How do I get a letter like this?

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 03-02-2021 21:17:46

Hi there,

I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment.

I think that the lawyers you have approached do not understand your request because they think that it might be a scam?

How sure are you of the following - 

1) That the letter that you found is worth anything?

2) That you really were speaking to Christies?

3) Why you need the letter of authenticity to be on a lawyer's letterhead?

Did the representative direct you to any specific lawyer?

Att. Patrick 

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