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. This check made out to her niece and closest confidant Gray Reisfield was cashed.
This yellow colored personal bank check (6 inches x 2.75 inches), drawn on The Chase Manhattan Bank of New York, is dated May 3, 1985. It has been signed in purple ink along the signature line in confident, flowing, truly beautiful style Greta Garbo. The signature is striking, and a very fine example of her beautiful scripted signature.
There are characteristic bank print and cancellation stamps on the check with minimal bleeding through the check. This check has no creases, folds, or tears. This is an exquisite and unique Garbo check with a beautiful example of her signature!!In vintage, very fine condition, and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity stating that the provenance of this check is from The Estate of Greta Garbo. There are other Garbo checks, but many have heavy cancellation stamps over the signature, or other issues that mar their beauty and value. If you desire quality look no further. 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 / Estate of Greta Garbo / RARE autograph signature COA" is in sale since Wednesday, September 29, 2021. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Movies\Other Orig.The seller is "svenggd" and is located in Mill Valley, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.