Lot 25: President Calvin Coolidge Extremely Rare Presidential Paycheck

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2016-03-30 16:24:11

Lot 25

Extremely rare US Treasury presidential paycheck, 8. 5 x 3. 25, filled out in type as payable to “Calvin Coolidge President of the United States, The White House, Washington DC” for $6,250. 00, January 31, 1924, crisply endorsed on the reverse, “Deposit, Calvin Coolidge. ” In fine condition, with expected check wear and cancellation holes, and mild soiling. At this time the salary for the US president was $75,000 per year, paid monthly. A superb example of a presidential rarity! Also beautifully framed with a TLS on White House stationary about receiving the Irish America Bulletin. The Framed check can is removable to see both sides of the check.

Estimate: $4000-6000

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