Lot 34: Rare Government Depository First National Bank check, 8.25 x 3.25, filled out in another hand and signed by Johnson as president, "Andrew Johnson," made payable for $9,901.50, January 26, 1866. The 'pay to' line contains a lengthy bond calculation resulting in the total amount. Also bears an orange two-cent revenue stamp affixed to the upper right initialed by Johnson, "AJ." In fine condition, with a few light vertical folds, a small tear to the lower left, expected cancellation cuts and bank notations, and slight soiling. A wonderfully attractive check featuring an ornate vignette of the bank building with, a sought-after Johnson signature as president.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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