RR Auction Home
Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots   Reviews 
Bidder Login

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends September 12th
Remarkable Rarities Auction Preview
Begins Sep 13
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2019 Auction Calendar
Jan 9
Jan 17
Feb 6
Feb 21
Mar 6
Mar 14
Apr 10
Apr 18
May 8
May 16
May 23
Jun 12
Jun 20
Jul 10
Jul 18
Aug 7
Aug 15
Sep 12
Sep 21
Sep 25
Oct 10
Oct 17
Nov 6
Nov 21
Dec 4
Dec 12
  View All Dates & Deadlines

Item 2 - George Washington Catalog 448 (Mar 2015)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Sold Price: $11,496.63 (includes buyer's premium)


Partly-printed DS as president, signed “G:o Washington,” one page, 12.75 x 15.25, December 10, 1794. Three-language ship’s papers, in French, English, and Dutch, issued to “James McKinzie master or commander of the Brig called the Peggy…lying at present in the port of Alexa bound for Madeira and laden with Flour, Wheat, Indian Corn & Beans to depart and proceed with his said Vessel & Cargos on his said voyage.” Signed in the center by President Washington and countersigned by Secretary of State Edmund Randolph. The white paper seal affixed to the left side remains crisp and fully intact. Handsomely double-matted and framed with an engraved portrait to an overall size of 31 x 26. Partial separations to intersecting folds crudely repaired on the reverse, the central area of Washington’s signature split and mended, show-through from toned tape and adhesive to reverse, and chipping to trimmed edges, otherwise very good condition. Washington himself was quite fond of Madeira wine, and had previously sent flour produced by his gristmill at Mount Vernon directly to Madeira in exchange for wine and other products from the islands. A desirable presidential document concerning early international trade. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.

You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information

Tips For Consignors


For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.