Lot 723: John Philip Sousa and Victor Herbert

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:06:11

Lot 723: Desirable pair of AMQSs: first, an AMQS an on off-white 4.75 x 3 lightly-lined slip, signed at the conclusion, "John Philip Sousa, Jul. '00." Sousa pens five bars of music, adding below, "dolce." Second is an AMQS on an off-white 8 x 10.5 sheet of The Pittsburgh Orchestra letterhead, signed in black ink, "Sincerely Yours, Victor Herbert, March 1900." Herbert pens fours bars of music, titling it above, "'The Singing Girl.'" The Sousa slip is affixed along the top edge to an off-white 5.25 x 8 sheet bearing an affixed image of the composer in the lower right corner. A small repaired tear to top edge of the Sousa slip, and partial separations to intersecting folds (passing through the tips of the signature) and slight show-through from mounting remnants to reverse of the Herbert sheet, otherwise overall fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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