Lot 626: Joseph Conrad

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:05:56

Lot 626: Scarce bank check, 8 x 3.25, filled out and signed by Conrad, "J. Conrad," payable to Messrs Philpot & Son for £1.14.6, July 29, 1924. A notation to the upper left reads, "Drawer deceased." Expected bank stamps and cancellation notations, a rusty paperclip mark just above the signature, and trivial paper loss to lower right corner, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a small typed note stating that this was the last check Conrad wrote. He passed away just five days later on August 3, 1924, at his house in Bishopsbourne, Kent, England. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $600-800
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