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#478 - George and Ira Gershwin

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"Here's something special for you—an old bank check of my brother's"
Description                           Estimate: $500+          

Desirable set of three items: an ALS, signed "Ira Gershwin," one page, 8.5 x 5.5, February 22, 1947, addressed to Sid Berg, in full: "Since you seem to be so devoted to your collection, here's something special for you—an old bank check of my brother's—with, of course, his own signature." Includes the referenced check: a National City Bank of New York check, filled out in another hand and signed by Gershwin, "George Gershwin," payable to his butler Hans Tewes for $29.50, April 8, 1932. Also included is a mailing envelope signed in fountain pen, "Ira Gershwin," postmarked March 1, 1947. In overall fine condition.


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