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Lot #214
Carlo Gambino

Making a “grand” gesture to himself

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Making a “grand” gesture to himself

Boss of New York’s most powerful crime family (1902–1976) and model for the title character in Mario Puzo’s The Godfather. Business check, 8.25 x 3, filled out and signed by Gambino, payable to himself for $1,000.00, July 7, 1961. Gambino has also endorsed on the reverse. Vertical fold and usual punch cancellations and bank stamps (away from signature), otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #334 - Ended June 18, 2008