Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 24

Manuscript and Collectibles Auction

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Lot 439
Fargo, William G (1818-81) Founder of the American Express Company with Henry Wells. American Express Stock Certificate Signed as President, New York, February 3, 1881, 8 x 11½ in. The attractive certificate for 100 shares is printed in orange and black, with a small round vignette of a dog in the center. A cancellation hole is near the left margin, far from the signature. Fine condition and scarce.
Estimated Value $500 - 750.
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Lot 440
(Green, Henrietta "Hetty"), Green, Edward H.R (1834-1916) American financier, called "The Witch of Wall Street" for her miserly ways; inherited a large fortune from her father and invested it shrewdly, leaving an estate valued at $100-200 million. Her son, Edward, was elected a director of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad and purchased the Houston and Texas Central Railroad. Document Signed ("E.H.R. Green"), being a receipt signed for his mother, acknowledging receipt of $1,060 from Edith R. Gellatly for property at 175 Madison Avenue, New York, September 30, 1911, 3½ x 8¼ in. Hetty Green's name is printed on the receipt. Document is glued down at corners to a larger board, else Fine. Anything even mentioning Hetty Green is quite rare.
Estimated Value $300 - 500.
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Lot 441
  Heiskell, Moses, & Rockefeller. Three Typed Letters Signed: Andrew Heiskell, as Chairman of the Board of Time Incorporated, June 15, 1972; Robert Moses as consultant to the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, April 15, 1977; and David Rockefeller as Chairman of the Board of The Chase Manhattan Bank, January 8, 1973. All on official letterhead, concerning engagements at the City Club of New York. All Very Fine.
Estimated Value $125 - 150.
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