Lot 826    

Sitting Bull Autograph,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
written on a blank page of an autograph album in the characteristic purple pencil he used. The obverse page contains a sentiment to the album owner penned in 1882.

Provenance:  
Ex Geo. Hart Collection


Condition:  
EXC
Sold: $2,185.00
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