Lot 72: ALBERT RINGLING (RINGLING BROTHERS), Signed Check
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
"Al Ringling" RINGLING BROTHERS Signed Check
ALBERT C. RINGLING (1852-1916), (RINGLING BROTHERS).
December 19, 1913-Dated, Partially-Printed Document Check Signed, "Al Ringling," measures 8.5" x 3.25", Choice Extremely Fine. A trivial hole is present near the logo in upper left. This colorful red, blue and gold business check is embellished with the Ringling Bros. logo in the upper left, drawn on the Bank of Baraboo, Wisconsin, and written out to F.E. Shults in the amount of $139.99. Albert "Al" Ringling was the eldest of the brothers, known to this day for their circus, at which Al served as performance director. He has signed the check boldly in blue ink the lower right, check engrossed in another hand.