On the behalf of Franz-Josef Bodenstein, the Lord of Nörvenich Castle in Germany, we would like to inform you about a unique opportunity to be endowed with a special individual Coat of Arms. The Nörvenich Castle in Germany is authorized to continue this highly respected tradition of our ancestors.
A Coat of Arms in our modern times is special document of the tradition and the creativity of the Coat of Arms holder in our epoch. The right to create a Coat of Arms is based on an individual's right to his uniquely own name. The Coat of Arms will be designed by heraldic experts. In designing the proper sign and symbols, your own wishes and ideas are welcome.
We also need to know from which area in Europe your ancestors came.
You will receive the following:
The cost of the above is $ 1,000.
For an additional fee of $200, your Coat of Arms will be published in a special book. In this publication there are always reproduced about 150 different Coat of Arms of members of royalty, states, and old families. In this way, your Coat of Arms will be officially documented, and will be preserved for reference also for the coming generations.
A copy of this book will be sent to you, free of charge, soon after its publication. The book is a precious document for your heirs.
All the work on your Coat of Arms will be supervised by the Order of Alexander the Great for Art and Science.
To be endowed with a Coat of Arms is an important event. Therefore, please feel free to ask any questions you might have.
Very sincerely yours,
Consul B. John
Last Name ____________________________________ First Name ___________________________________ Date of Birth ________________________________ Place of Birth _______________________________ Your profession ______________________________ Your present employment ______________________ From where do your ancestors come? _______________________________________________
(Please indicate as exactly as possible the town, province, region, land, country).
Please indicate which
of the following areas are of greatest importance to you in the
process of the designing of your Coat of Arms.
_____ Family origin _____ My profession _____ My place of birth _____ Town where I live now _____ Hobbies _____ Special abilities _____ Other ____________________________ See enclosures for my ideas & suggestions.
The above information will be held in utmost confidence, and will be used only for the commissioning of your Coat of Arms.
commission you to design and prepare my Family Coat of Arms. I
understand that the time required for this work is approximately
A Original drawing of my Coat of Arms in color, matted (size 21 x 30 cm) B Expert, scientific description of the Coat of Arms C Document of the endowment of the Coat of Arms, in a special cover D Registration in the "Register of the Coat of Arms" of the Nörvenich Castle, Germany. The total order amounts to: $1,200 (with book), or $1,000 (without book)
Please make your checks payable to: Museum of European Art.
MAIL TO: Consul B. John Zavrel, Chancellor, Order of Alexander the Great, 10545 Main Street, Clarence, N.Y. 14031 (USA) Tel. 716-759-6078 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
creation of your Coat of Arms,
found the masters of their
Your family Coat of Arms
in color, attractively framed
in a proper matting
size 21 x 30 cm.
The Document regarding the Endowment of the Coat of Arms, which forever proves your identity as the owner of the Coat of Arms, heraldically describes it, and proves the registration and publication in a Register of Coats of Arms.
The expert description of the Coat of Arms, in which you can find out how your personal and family history has been depicted in symbols and colors. All documents are complete.
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