Lot 643: Bank check, 6.25 x 2.75, filled out in another hand and signed by Hemingway, "Ernest W. Hemingway," payable to Roberto Herrera for $700, December 20, 1955. Endorsed on the reverse by Herrera. Expected bank stamps, notations, and cancellation holes (stamps slightly affecting portions of the signature), otherwise fine condition. Herrera was Hemingway's close friend, part-time secretary, and brother of his Cuban doctor; he frequently accompanied the writer on his exploits aboard the famous fishing boat named Pilar.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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