A 6 1/4" x 2 3/4" Bank Counter Check. Dated October 29, 1917 from The First National Bank of Carnegie in Carnegie, Pennsylvania. Paid to the Order of Kaufman Dept. The aforementioned "Kaufman" was Department Store Mogul Edgar J. Kaufmann commissioned Architects Frank Lloyd Wright & Richard Neutra to Design Homes for Him.
The Wright Commission became "Fallingwater" in Pennsylvania. The Neutra Commission became the "Kauffmann House" in Palm Springs, California. Wagner Added a World Series Championship to his resume with the 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates. 1936 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee via the BBWAA (95.13% First Ballot). The Flying Dutchman died in 1955.
Although his signature remains available for a certain price point, to find a playing days example of a signed check with this strength of signature and fascinating architectural ties proves near impossible. Authenticated & Encapsulated by PSA/DNA with assigned certification #81475677 & #E69750. Strength of Signatures Graded GEM MT 10 by PSA/DNA. Punch canceled, mercifully not on the signature.Wrinkling and light creasing present at various locations. Pencil notations in unknown hands. Pinholes above the Pay to the Order line. Despite all the condition issues, it presents remarkably well with attractive patina. Slight surface scratching and toning throughout, minimal wear to corners and borders, save any previous description.
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Ask me any and all questions! I expect to hear from our buyers, early and often! I actively post feedback and appreciate the reciprocity.JTA&SOPS is a 100% Non-Smoking Business, but cats do live in our office. The item "Honus Wagner Signed 1917 Bank Check Autograph PSA/DNA GEM MT 10 John H. Version" is in sale since Sunday, May 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Other Autographed MLB Items".
The seller is "joshua_tree_auctions_sales_of_palm_springs" and is located in Palm Springs, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.