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James Garfield Signed Check as President, One of Only
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James Garfield Signed Check as President, One of Only Two Known, Ex-Sang

Partly Printed Document Signed, “J.A. Garfield”, as President, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1881, 1 p., 8” x 3.25”. Neatly inlaid, clean, virtually invisible slit cancellations, else Very Fine. Ex-Philip D. Sang Collection, Christie’s, 1999.

Extremely rare presidential check. Typographical borders and a vignette image of Riggs Bank, with a horse-drawn carriage outside the imposing entrance. An order on the back of Riggs and Company payable to Tyssowski Bros. for $15.50.

We are aware of only a single other example of a Garfield presidential check. Sold for nearly $10,000 over twenty years ago.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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James Garfield Signed Check as President, One of Only

Estimate $8,000 - $9,000
Sep 30, 2020
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0077: James Garfield Signed Check as President, One of Only

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James Garfield Signed Check as President, One of Only Two Known, Ex-Sang

Partly Printed Document Signed, “J.A. Garfield”, as President, Washington, D.C., June 16, 1881, 1 p., 8” x 3.25”. Neatly inlaid, clean, virtually invisible slit cancellations, else Very Fine. Ex-Philip D. Sang Collection, Christie’s, 1999.

Extremely rare presidential check. Typographical borders and a vignette image of Riggs Bank, with a horse-drawn carriage outside the imposing entrance. An order on the back of Riggs and Company payable to Tyssowski Bros. for $15.50.

We are aware of only a single other example of a Garfield presidential check. Sold for nearly $10,000 over twenty years ago.

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

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