Lot 71: Franklin D. Roosevelt

RR Auction

2015-11-30 14:50:37

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Lot 71: Exceedingly rare US Treasury presidential paycheck, 8.25 x 3.25, filled out in type as payable to "Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington DC" for $6,250.00, July 31, 1936, crisply endorsed on the reverse, "Pay to order of Guaranty Trust Company, Franklin D. Roosevelt." In fine condition, with expected bank stamps and cancellation holes, and a few light creases. As the incumbent, Roosevelt had just been unanimously nominated for a second presidential term at the Democratic National Convention on July 27, and would win reelection in a landslide in November. A highly sought-after format from one of America's most popular presidents. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466 Wednesday, 9th December 2015 Estimate: $8000-10000
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