Lot #216
Arnold Rothstein Document Signed

Rare document signed by the linchpin of the 1919 World Series fix
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Estimate: $3000+

Description

Rare document signed by the linchpin of the 1919 World Series fix

Racketeer, crime boss, businessman, and gambler (1882-1928) who became a kingpin of the Jewish mob in New York City. He is reputed to have been involved in fixing the 1919 World Series, and mentored future crime bosses like Luck Luciano, Meyer Lansky, and Frank Costello. DS, seven pages, 8.75 x 11, October 8, 1921. Employment agreement between A. L. Libman, Inc. and A. L. Libman, signed at the conclusion by Rothstein as the company's president and countersigned by Libman, who co-founded the property insurance firm with Rothstein. Housed in its original paper folder. In fine condition, with toning and wear only to the paper covers.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021





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