Lot 49: President of the US. DS Aug. 29, 1974. This is a check bearing the printed names "Hon. Gerald R. Ford" and "Mrs. Betty B. Ford", The check is drawn on the First National Bank of Washington to the order of Bergmann's, Inc. for $33.34. Bergmann's is a long-time D. C. laundry and dry cleaner. The date, payee, and amount are typed. Checks signed as president are quite rare and prized by collectors. Ford had been president for only 20 days when he wrote this one.
Oak Auctions' Rare Autograph and Manuscript Auction
Thursday, 19th November 2015
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