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Item 169 - Benjamin Guggenheim Catalog 543 (Jan 2019)

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American businessman (1865-1912) who perished aboard the Titanic. As the ship was going down, Guggenheim and his secretary, dressed in their evening clothes, were last seen seated in deck chairs in the staircase sipping brandy and smoking cigars. Partly-printed DS, one page both sides, 10.75 x 7, September 19, 1902. Certificate for 100 shares in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company issued to Benjamin Guggenheim, signed on the reverse by Guggenheim to transfer ownership on December 15, 1902. Nicely double-matted and framed with two images and a biographical plaque to an overall size of 23 x 17.5. In fine condition, with four cancellation punch holes, none near the signature.

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