August 20, 2014 Hall Of Fame Catalog Auction (#42)
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This lot is closed. Bidding ended on 8/21/2014.
Check from “The First National Bank of Boston” in Habana, Cuba; dated “July 21, 1947” in the amount of $200.00”. Paid to the order of “Portador” (“Bearer”). The check has been filled out by famed American author and journalist, Ernest Hemingway. The “Ernest M. Hemingway” signature along with the date, amount, recipient are penned in black fountain ink and in our opinion, the signature rates an 8. Cancellation holes are present and partially intersect with the “t”, “M”, and “He” of the signature. Several bank stamps are present and one intersects with the “Ern” of the signature. The check is endorsed by Roberto Herrera Sotolongo, personal secretary and friend of Hemingway. Measures 6-½” x 2-¾”, EX condition. Accompanied by a LOA from JSA.
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Minimum Bid: $800
Price Realized: $1,406
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Thursday, August 21, 2014.
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