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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Document Signed (Endorsed) as President.
    -February 17, 1942. London, England. One document, 10" x 4.25". British Draft Exchange check, drawn by Martins Bank Limited, London.
    -To: Pay to the order of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    -Several folds, offsetting of FDR's signature and some bleedthrough of ink, some discoloration and dampstaining to verso, general toning, else very good.

    A World War II-era British Draft Exchange check endorsed on the verso by FDR and dated February 17, 1942, London, England. A British cashier's check signed "Franklin D. Roosevelt" in blue ink on the verso. The check, numbered 234390, is from Martins Bank Limited in London for payment to FDR through the National Metropolitan Bank of Washington, D.C. The check is in the amount of 133 pounds, eight shillings and sixpence (approximately $530 at the 1942 exchange rate). There is some professional restoration to the check which does not affect the signature, which is bold and dark.

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