Robert Wadlow

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Robert Wadlow

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Auction Date:2010 Nov 10 @ 19:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:5 Rt 101A Suite 5, Amherst, New Hampshire, 03031, 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
The tallest documented human being of modern times, Wadlow (1918–1940), who reached a height of 8´11?, made his living as a touring novelty attraction and shoe company spokesman before dying at the age of only 22. Vintage glossy 3.5 x 5.5 postcard photo, signed on the reverse in pencil, “Robert Wadlow,” with “19 yrs old, July 22, 1937,” written under his signature, perhaps in Wadlow’s hand. In fine condition, with tack hole to top edge, and scattered light silvering and surface marks to image side. Signed side shows some scattered light soiling. Accompanied by a second unsigned identical photo.