This is a document that confers the rank of Oberleutnant a. D., to a man named Engel. Engel had served in Husaren-Landwehr-Bataillon Nr 36. The document measures 10 1/2″ x 8 1/4.” It boasts Kaiser Wilhelm II’s large, bold signature in black ink. The document was prepared and forwarded to Engel on 16 December 1906 from the New Palace in Berlin. Perhaps the officer returned to service during WW I. It is a fine Kaiser Wilhelm II signature.