Sought-after pencil signature, “Geronimo,” on an off-white 3.75 x 2 card, with collector’s notations penciled above and below: “Signature of Geronimo, Sept 30-1904, at Worlds Fair St Louis.” Displayed below is a substantial lock of Geronimo’s hair, which is accompanied by materials thoroughly tracing its provenance. Matted and framed to an overall size of 17.75 x 14. In overall fine condition, with some brushing to graphite in the signature. Accompanied by a packet of provenance information, as well as a small 1904 pocket notebook used by the same person that wrote the notations on the signed card.
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Ink signature, “Geronimo,” on an off-white 4.25 x 1.5 card with a collector’s pencil notation below claiming that his name is Mexican and means ‘William.’ In fine condition. Accompanied by a color photocopy of the original mailing envelope this was contained in, postmarked from Fort Sill, Oklahoma, on November 4, 1904. Geronimo had been at the World’s Fair in St. Louis until early October, when he returned to his home at Fort Sill. Also includes a modern photo of Geronimo and two engraved metal plaques suitable for framing and display. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA.
Chiricahua Apache (1829–1909) who attained the status of legend for his steadfast defense of Native American lands against the United States government. Matte-finish 3.5 x 5.5 postcard photo of Geronimo standing alongside his wife, both clad in duster jackets, with badges pinned to his vest and coat, boldly signed across the top in pencil, “Geronimo,” and bearing the photographer’s imprint inherent to the negative in the lower left, reading, “Geronimo and Wife, Canady’s Photo.” Handsomely mounted and archivally matted and framed to an overall size of 10.25 x 12.5. In fine condition, with an unobtrusive stray pencil mark near the bottom.
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