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George Washington

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Autographs Start Price:NA Estimated At:60,000.00 - 70,000.00 USD
George Washington

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Auction Date:2018 Dec 05 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Rare Bank of Alexandria check, 6.75 x 2.25, filled out and signed by Washington, “Go: Washington,” payable to Abraham Herner for $25, October 6, 1797. Washington also amended the printed location to read “Mt. Vernon,” rather than Alexandria. Double-matted and framed with an engraved portrait. In fine condition. Washington was a depositor and stockholder in the Bank of Alexandria, which was the first bank in Virginia when it was established in 1792. In his will, he directed that his account and holdings in the institution be used to endow a free school for orphaned and indigent children.

Washington checks in such exceptional condition are virtually unobtainable. The check offered here is a far finer specimen than those typically offered, and the only known uncut example in existence. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.