Lot #810
George and Ira Gershwin

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Nice pairing of two items: a personal check filled out in another hand and signed by George Gershwin, payable to The American Dramatists for $18, October 21, 1932; and an ALS transmitting the check by his brother Ira Gershwin, one page, personal letterhead, February 5, 1970, in part: "Herewith one of my brother's canceled checks from which you can clip his actual signature. And thank you for your appreciation re Concerto in F and Porgy & Bess." In overall fine condition, with show-through from mounting remnants to two corners of the letter. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

Auction Info

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