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RR Auctions John W. Draper North River Bank Check

RR Auctions John W. DraperScientist and pioneer daguerreotypist (1811–1882) who took the first detailed photograph of the moon in 1840. Bank check, 7.25 x 2.5, filled out and signed by Draper, “John W. Draper,” payable to F. Kinder for $25.00, May 24, 1879. Check bears a two-cent revenue stamp in the upper left, initialed by Draper. Several vertical folds, one through a single letter of signature, cancellation cut near signature, and a bank stamp to body, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction COA.

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Posted by on January 17, 2013 in John W. Draper


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