Lot 75: 1913 Bold & Vivid THEODORE ROOSEVELT Signed Check
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Bold & Vivid "Theodore Roosevelt" Signed Check
THEODORE ROOSEVELT (1858-1919). Twenty-Sixth President of the United States (1901-1909). Roosevelt was also the first of only three sitting presidents to have won the Nobel Peace Prize.
July 10, 1913-Dated, Partially-Printed Document Check Signed, "Theodore Roosevelt," measures 6.5" x 2.75", Choice Extremely Fine. This Check is drawn on the Astor Trust Company, New York, is made out to "James T. Owens" in the amount of $75. Outstanding quality and eye appeal with nice centering, printing and vivid manuscript portions. Standard small punch cancels in center, not affecting the signature. A vertical crease does run down the right side of the check, through the "e" of Roosevelt's first name, the gorgeous signature measuring a large 3.25" long.