Autographed check from Shackleton fom his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, signed by Shackleton. Ernest H. Shackleton.

Autographed check from Shackleton fom his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, signed by Shackleton.

1914. The check is drawn on Lloyds Bank Limited, St. James's St., S.W. with the small stamp 'The Shackleton Collection' in the white margin under signature. Made out to Messrs W. H. Smith & Son, in the amount of £112, 5s 6p, dated 25th June 1914, signed by Shackleton & Fred R.W. White, endorsed with stamp "Per Pro W. H. Smith & Son" and signed S. Boney, Cashier. Printed in black, pink and orange. 6 3/4 x 3 3/8". It bears a squiggled line through signature, a bank stamp across the front of the check, is crossed vertically with two lines (as done by banks at the time) and has a stamp "Joint Lothbury". From the Shackleton family, sold at Christie's in the 1990's. Item #17125

Price: $2,000.00

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