Dated October 17, 1932 issued from The National City Bank of New York, 72nd Street Branch in New York, N. From the Account of George Gershwin with his 33 Riverside Drive Address at the Left Margin. Accompanied by a 4 1/4" x 2" Autographed Note Signed from his brother Ira Gershwin with text in full. Herewith two of my brother's checks - so you now have two actual signatures of his. Written in in Black Fountain Pen.
George Gershwin's contribution to the blend of classical, jazz, and popular music in the American songbook may know no equal. Almost everybody knows the opening of Rhapsody in Blue, even if they can't name the composition. His brother Ira provided lyrics for timeless classics as I've Got Rhythm. George tragically passed away in 1937 at age 38 from a brain tumor. Check Authenticated & Encapsulated by PSA/DNA with assigned certification #83945327.
As for Ira's note, it's not third party authenticated. I've never submitted it, but I stand by it's authenticity guaranteed. It displays a paper clip indentation on the upper left congruent to the one on the encapsulated check.Check shows punch cancellation with a minor star tear above the Pay to the Order of Line. Slight surface scratching and toning throughout, minimal wear to corners and borders, save any previous description. Acrylic may have scuffs and scratches, but doesn't affect item. Glare on item from scans, not on item. Joshua Tree Auctions & Sales of Palm Springs or its representatives will never misrepresent an item. You will receive the exact item pictured. I do my best to accurately describe the items. If there is a clerical issue or some sort of snafu along the way, I will correct it. As this is my full time business, I take customer service seriously. Ask me any and all questions! I expect to hear from our buyers, early and often! I actively post feedback and appreciate the reciprocity.
JTA&SOPS is a 100% Non-Smoking Business, but cats do live in our office. The item "George Gershwin Signed Check PSA/DNA With Ira Autographed Note D.1937 Composer" is in sale since Monday, September 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Music\Classical, Opera & Ballet". The seller is "joshua_tree_auctions_sales_of_palm_springs" and is located in Palm Springs, California.
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