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Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paulrichards Mar 12. 9 Replies

Please forgive my ignorance if there is a simple answer. Why does PMG (1905- 1907) George B. Cortelyou's name appear Under Secretary of the Navy*(or) US Attorney General*Charles Joseph Bonaparte's…Continue

 

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Paulrichards replied to Michael Coffey's discussion President McKinley Signed Executive Mansion Correspondence Card. Were they signed by him? Authenticity? over all grade? Value? THANK YOU..
"Authentic signature"
Mar 12
Paulrichards replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"Bonaparte is writer and cortelyou is recpient"
Mar 12
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Feb 25
Michael Coffey posted a discussion

Help figuring out this Progressive Era (1890-1920) signature.

I'm pretty surethat this signaturecomes fromeither the Gilded ageor TheProgressive Eralet me know what you guys think?See More
Feb 22
Michael Coffey posted a status
"Did Dr. Mike Marshall( Former MLB pitcher)give a reason for not signing all those years? I saw that now has a bunch of PSA signed cards now"
Feb 16
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager left a comment for Michael Coffey
"Welcome to Autograph Live, Michael. Thanks for joining us. I moved to Irvine from Ohio at 15. Those were great times. "
Feb 10
Eric K. Longo replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"Meaningful and thus valuable. It is a practice that continues to this day - sad to say. "
Feb 10
Michael Coffey replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"I have cut signatures from the 1900s and I never understood why they would cut out the signature from a hand crafted note or typed letter. I'd imagine it would be a lot more meaningful to read their letters and keep the autograph as a complete…"
Feb 10
Eric K. Longo replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"This is a poster child for the unfortunate practice of making "cuts". Context, meaning - all gone/unavailable. "
Feb 10
Jason Toney replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"not as close as the one you posted. the address at the lower corner is 1 inch away from Sincerely and a half inch away from the signature"
Feb 10
Eric K. Longo replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"I think Jason might be correct."
Feb 10
Eric K. Longo replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"Hi Jason, That close?"
Feb 10
Jason Toney replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"maby the letter was written to George. I have a Nixon letter somewhere and under his signature and to the left is the name and address of the person he wrote to"
Feb 10
Eric K. Longo replied to Michael Coffey's discussion Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion
"Borrowed stationary?"
Feb 10
Michael Coffey posted a discussion

Historical Political Cut Signature Confusion

Please forgive my ignorance if there is a simple answer. Why does PMG (1905- 1907) George B. Cortelyou's name appear Under Secretary of the Navy*(or) US Attorney General*Charles Joseph Bonaparte's signature?  what I could imagine was a correspondence letter. THANK YOUSee More
Feb 10

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Talk shop,look for guidance on my autograph collection. Buy/Sell.
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Sports, History/Politics, Modern Hollywood and Stage, Classic Hollywood and Stage, Music, SciFi, Horror
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
My collection is a combo of Autographed Baseballs, Pop culture, Baseball HOF, History, and I'm currently chipping away at a complete set of 1984 Donruss baseball cards signed.
What is your level of expertise?
Intermediate Collector, Long Time Lover
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
my Ali signed ball, I got in person.
Why do you collect?
I have fond memories of going to Angel Stadium
getting signatures as a kid. I've always loved the artistry of an autograph.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
John Hancock just to watch him sign it..

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At 10:32pm on February 10, 2018, Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager said…

Welcome to Autograph Live, Michael. Thanks for joining us. I moved to Irvine from Ohio at 15. Those were great times. 

 
 
 

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