Lot 311: Bridge Champions and Experts(Culbertson & Lenz)
Rare Autograph, Manuscripts & Book & Aviation Auction
October 27, 2016
Miami, FL, USA
Description: Bridge Champions and experts, Ely Culbertson (July 22, 1891 – December 27, 1955) was an American contract bridge entrepreneur and personality dominant during the 1930s. He played a major role in the popularization of the new game and was widely regarded as "the man who made contract bridge". He was a great showman who became rich, was highly extravagant, and lost and gained fortunes several times over. and Sidney Lenz An author and champion player of whist and all forms of bridge, Lenz was also expert in many other games and sports. Both envelopes signed in fountain pen, 4" x 6 1/2"
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