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Lot 23: 1928 THOMAS ALVA EDISON Signed Business Check Professionally Framed Display
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
1928 Thomas A. Edison Signed Check in Framed Display
THOMAS ALVA EDISON (1847-1931). American Inventor, who invented or perfected many of the 20th century's most ubiquitous devices, including the Light Bulb, the Phonograph, and Moving Pictures, among many others.
April 28, 1928-Dated, Partially-Printed Document Check Signed, "Thos. A. Edison," 8.5" x 3", Choice Extremely Fine. Business check for the Edison Botonic Research Corporation, drawn on Savings & Investment Trust Company of East Orange, N.J., payable to W.A. Benney in the amount of $709.39 for expenses. Edison has signed in lower right as President, and the Check is also countersigned by the treasurer. Although the date field is not engrossed, the punch cancelling in center reads, "PAID +4 28 28 55 158". Accompanied by a black and white reprint image of Edison, professionally matted and framed together in modern wood frame 13.5" x 20.25". Excellent in presentation and ready to hang on display.