October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 40: 1908 U.S. President WARREN G. HARDING Signed Check with Portrait Display Framed(41 views)
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U.S. President Warren Harding Signed Check with Portrait
WARREN G. HARDING (1865-1923). Twenty-Ninth President of the United States, serving from 1921 until his death from a heart attack in 1923.
June 25, 1908-Dated, Partially-Printed Document Check Signed, "W.G. Harding," 8" x 3", Choice Extremely Fine. Being a business check from "The Marion Star," filled out and Signed by Harding payable to Mark's Art Studio in the amount of $4. The Marion Star was a successful newspaper, owned and published by Harding prior to his service in the U.S. Senate and as President. Check appears in fine condition with light age toning. Light vertical folds pass through Harding's signature but do not detract. There is a small tear at upper center with another small hole below. Professionally matted and framed together with an engraved portrait print of Harding bearing an engraved facsimile signature. Modern wood frame measures to 12" x 18" overall. A lovely framed display.