AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE THE SIGNATURE OF HOLLYWOOD ICON GRETA GARBO. Signatures by Greta Garbo are rare because she refused to sign autographs or answer the nearly fifteen thousand letters a week she received at the height of her career. Another fact is that Garbo didn't like to write checks because many payees did not cash those checks because they treasured her signature. This exasperated Garbo because these outstanding checks complicated the balancing of her checking account.It was not a problem with this check as it was cashed by her building The Beekman Campanile's utility company, Consolidated Edison. This light pink (her favorite color) personal bank check (6 inches x 2.75 inches), drawn on The Chase Manhattan Bank of New York, is dated August 8, 1982. It has been signed in purple ink along the signature line in confident, flowing, truly beautiful style Greta Garbo. BONUS: The signature is a very fine example. DOUBLE BONUS: This is a very fine Garbo signed check. There are characteristic perforations, print and ink cancellation stamps on the front and verso with some minimal bleed through the check.
The check has no tears, creases or folds. In vintage, very fine condition, and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity that this check comes from The Estate of Greta Garbo. The Beekman Campanile - The Campanile at 450 East 52nd Street is directly across from the prestigious River House and is located at a cul-de-sac beside the East River. Built in 1927, it consists of 16 floor-through apartments and duplexes with unobstructed views up and down the East River. This historical building features intricate architectural details.
She lived there for 37 years, until her death in 1990. Rex Harrison, Mary Martin, Ethel Barrymore, The Rothschilds, H. Heinz also lived at The Campanile. In the 1930s The Campanile also served as a private entrance and boat landing for the Mayfair Yacht Club. For any autograph collector or Garbo admirer, this item is a must have from one of the greatest actresses (four Academy Award nominations for Best Actress) and a Hollywood legend (1954 Academy Award for Unforgettable Performances).Did you know that Garbo was also designated as the most beautiful woman who ever lived by the Guinness Book of World Records? The item "GRETA GARBO SIGNED CHECK (Autograph) with C. The Estate of Greta Garbo" is in sale since Friday, September 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Movies\Other Orig. The seller is "svenggd" and is located in Mill Valley, California.
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