CHARLES A. LINDBERGH - CHECK ENDORSED 10/01/1919 CO-SIGNED BY: CHARLES A. LINDBERGH SR., MRS. CHARLES A. LINDBERGH SR. - HFSID 167820
Sale Price $2,720.00
CHARLES A. LINDBERGH JR. and PARENTS
The famous aviator and his parents signed this check when he was just 17 years old!
Partly Printed Check signed: "C.A. Lindbergh", 8x3½. Little Falls, Minn., 1919 October 1. Filled out by Charles A. Lindbergh Sr. and signed by him on front. Drawn on the German American Nat'l Bank, payable to "Mrs. C.A. Lindbergh" for $50. Endorsed on verso by Mrs. Lindbergh: "Pay Charles A. Lindbergh Jr./ or order/ Mrs. C.A. Lindbergh". The 17-year-old future aviator signed in dark pencil beneath his mother's endorsement: "C.A. Lindbergh, Jr." Lawyer CHARLES A. LINDBERGH, SR., and his wife, EVANGELINE LODGE LINDBERGH, lived on a farm near Little Falls, Minnesota. Lindbergh, Sr., served as a Republican Congressman from 1907-1917. He died in 1924. In 1927, 25-year-old CHARLES A. LINDBERGH became the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Lightly creased. Vertical fold touches the "C" in Sr.'s signature. Brown stain at lower edge. Light show through from printed bank info on front touches signatures on verso. Tip of lower left corner missing. Slightly soiled. Encapsulated. Otherwise, fine condition.
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