George Washington Cut Signature in Framed Display

Sold For: $6,000

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2334

Item Year: 1800

Category: Historical/Political

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Cut signature of George Washington (1732-1799), first President of the United States. Washington's signature, "G Washington," has been scripted in black ink on a document fragment (2.5 x 1.25 inches), with the signature grading "9." George Washington signatures are extremely desirable and far rarer than that of other presidents. This cut is a particularly outstanding example, not to mention a relatively affordable one when compared to a Washington signature on a complete document or letter. The cut remains in Excellent condition overall. Matted and framed together with a printed full-length likeness of Washington to total dimensions of 15 x 21.5 inches. Full LOA from James Spence/JSA. Please note: Beckett Authentication has declined to provide an LOA for this piece. Reserve $1,500. Estimate $3,000+.

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