Lot #239
Clarence Birdseye

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Estimate: $100+


American inventor and entrepreneur (1886-1956) best known for developing the first successful quick-freezing process for foods. The company Birdseye, founded and later sold for $22 million, grew to become the conglomerate General Foods. Vintage ink signatures, "Clarence Birdseye" and "Eleanor Gannett Birdseye," on an off-white 6 x 4.5 album page. Typed collector's caption dates the signatures to Gloucester, Massachusetts, May 1946. In fine condition. Accompanied by several clippings and magazine photos. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

Auction Info

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

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