Lot #324
North Pole: Peary and Henson

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Two items: a bold ink signature of Robert Peary, "R. E. Peary," on a 3.75 x 1 slip clipped from a check; and a ballpoint signature of his 'first man,' "Matthew A. Henson, June 15/49," on a 5.5 x 2 card. In fine condition. Accompanied by a brief note sent to a collector in 1902, written in an unknown hand, relating that Peary has been in the arctic regions for four years and thus cannot reply to an autograph request. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020