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    Eclectic Signed Check Group A fine group of eight signed checks by various historical, literary and artistic personalities including: Victor Herbert, Irish-American composer best known for Babes in Toyland, check dated January 8, 1923 for $1,764.32; Amelia Elizabeth, Caroline of Brunswick, wife of British King George IV, manuscript check dated June 7, 1820 for [British pound symbol] 1,000; noted political cartoonist William Charles Morris, check for one "One big red cent" dated September 24, 1934 with a great hand-drawn sketch of Uncle Sam and what appears to be the face of a panda bear; Daniel Beard, founder of the Boy Scouts of America, check for "Only one cent, that is" dated January 30, 1923; Samuel Blodget, French and Indian War veteran and the builder of the New Hampshire canal which bears his name, check for $20 dated March 28, 1896; automobile pioneer, Charles E. Duryea, check for $35 dated March 29, 1900, punch cancellation affects signature; Alexander Campbell, founder of Disciples of Christ Church, manuscript check for $200 dated July 17, 1857; the first president of Wells Fargo, Edwin Morgan, a Wells Fargo check for $26, New York, Aug. 6, 1869. Apart from the usual cancellations, these checks are in excellent condition. Together eight pieces. An interesting group. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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