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    Charles Darwin Signed Check Engrossed in His Hand. 6.75" x 3" (sight). December 30, 1878. A check drawn on the Union Bank of London, Charing Cross Branch; made out to "Mr. Nicholls" in the amount of "Thirty-four Pounds /10p." Cancellations affect Darwin's signature, but do not detract from appearance as it remains quite bold. This is the first Charles Darwin check we have handled, and could locate only one other sale record at Charles Hamilton's in 1978.

    Condition:
    Light soiling and stray foxing. Framed with an engraving of Darwin to an overall size of 12" x 16".


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    19th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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