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    Rare Check Signed by Firearms Manufacturer Oliver Fisher Winchester and Montana Territorial Governor Benjamin Franklin Potts. 8.25" x 3.5", drawn on the banking house of L H. Hershfield & Brother, Helena, Montana, payable to B. F. Potts, March 1, 1878, in the amount of $52.00. The check is endorsed on the verso "Pay O. F. Winchester or order B. F. Potts." Winchester signs below "O. F. Winchester". With the usual cancellation perforations and stamps, ink on the recto slightly faded, else very good condition.

    The two signatures represent a wealth of history as Potts was a distinguished Union general during the Civil War, an Ohio senator, and as well as territorial governor of Montana. Winchester's legacy needs no explanation.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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