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    A Rare 1881 Check Made Out to and Endorsed by Famed Tombstone Madam Marie "Blonde Marie" L'etang. Marie was the first French madam to set up business in the mining boomtown. Although very beautiful herself, she was strictly a business woman who did not engage in prostitution. Her bordello was on 6th Street at the east end of Allen, and catered only to the high class gentlemen of Tombstone. All her girls were French, and she maintained strict decorum, with no bar and no fighting tolerated. It is said that she returned to France a wealthy woman. The check is in great condition, custom-framed to show her endorsement signature on verso as well. Overall 11" x 14".


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    11th Saturday
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