Lot #308
John Ringling

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Estimate: $200+


One of the famed Ringling brothers (1866-1936) who merged the Barnum & Bailey Circus with their own Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows to create a virtual monopoly of traveling circuses. TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, personal letterhead, July 19, 1921. Letter to C. W. Galloway, vice president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, in full: "I have your letter regarding the motor car. I have no additional information, but probably will have in the next week or ten days and will then be glad to communicate with you regarding it." In very good condition, with soiling to the edges, a tear to the top edge, and some paper loss to the upper left corner.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021

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