A signed letter written by Amadeus Mozart to a friend has sold for $217,000 at RR Auction.
The lot was among the highlights of an October 14 sale.
It dates to 1786 and reads in full: "I ask you to send me by the bearer of this, the Quartet in g minor, the Sonata in Eb and the 'New Trio in g."
Bobby Livingston, a spokesman for RR Auction, said: "Mozart letters are among the most sought after of all musical autographs, and with such specificity concerning his own compositions this is a truly outstanding example."
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