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Lot #15
Harley-Davidson: Davidson, Walter

On the passing of his brother Bill, "a fine fellow"

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On the passing of his brother Bill, "a fine fellow"

Engineer and business executive (1876-1942) who, along with his brothers William and Arthur and friend William Harley, founded the famed Harley-Davidson Motor Company in 1903 and served as its first president, a post he retained until his death. TLS, one page, 8.25 x 7.25, Harley-Davidson Motor Co. letterhead, May 19, 1937. Letter to Gene Walters, in full, “Thank you very much for your very kind letter of condolence for the passing of Bill Davidson. All you dealers who had the opportunity to meet Bill know what a fine fellow he was, and you can realize what a gap his passing is going to leave in our organization. Again thanking you for your very kind words." In fine condition.

Auction Info

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

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