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Friedrich von Steuben Signed Check, 1791

Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich, Ferdinand von (1730-1794). Prussian-born baron and American major general during the American Revolution; served as inspector general of the Continental Army and chief of staff to General George Washington. Partially printed DS, 1p, 6.75 x 2.5 in., laid paper affixed to thin card stock, New York. February 21, 1791. Bank check payable to Tou? Lopez for twenty dollars, signed Steuben. Accompanied by engraving of Baron von Steuben with facsimile signature, 6 x 8.5 in. 

Condition:

Check affixed to thin card stock. Light foxing. The crosshatched manual cancel affects the "b" in the signature and the tail of the "S".

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$510
11/18/2016

 

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