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Lot #104
Benjamin Franklin Signature and Handwriting

Benjamin Franklin autograph with handwritten valediction

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Estimate: $5000+
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Benjamin Franklin autograph with handwritten valediction

Ink signature of Benjamin Franklin, who includes a handwritten valediction, "[with] great Respect we are, Sir, Your most obed't hum'l Serv'ts, B. Franklin,” on an off-white 5 x 1.75 sheet clipped from the close of a handwritten letter. Matted and framed with an illuminated color portrait to an overall size of 11 x 15.5. In very good condition, with overall soiling and small areas of paper loss, none of which affects the signature itself.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Classical Music
  • Dates: #661 - Ended April 12, 2023

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