Lot 469    

Buffalo Bill Cody Autograph Letter Signed,
2008, Spring Historic Americana, June 5 & 6, 2008
with chromolithographed cover from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Combined with Pawnee Bills Great Far East show, addressed to Col. Henry C. Keller, Los Angeles. The letter is on the same letter head as the cover and dated June 26, 1910, and talks of upcoming tour and his Arizona mines and signed lower right Your friend/W. F. Cody.

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Normal folds and light even toning, VG.
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