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Lot #284
Frederick Pabst

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Brewer (1836–1904) who founded the company which, in the 1890s, introduced the “Blue Ribbon” brand, the “beer that made Milwaukee famous.” Business check from Philip Best & Co, “Maltsters & Brewers,” 8 x 3, filled out in another hand and signed as “Fred. Pabst, Prest.,” payable to Wisconsin Marine & Fire Insurance Company for $50,000, November 14, 1883. Clean cut cancellations, crayon cancellations and bank stamps (all slightly touching signature but not affecting legibility in the least ), otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #337 - Ended September 17, 2008