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(Charles Bukowski)
Charles Bukowski - Black Sparrow endorsed check 1992 (check 1)
Santa Rosa, California: 1992. the usual cancelation markings, otherwise good. For many years Black Sparrow Press was the primary publisher of the writings of Charles Bukowski. It was founded by John Martin in 1966 in Los Angeles. At one time, some years ago. I had a few of these endorsed canceled checks. Now I am offering my final two (each separately in two eBay listings). I'm doing it this way and I kept two so that one check could be framed forward and the other with the Bukowski signed back showing, together. You decide. If you like that idea you can buy both. If you would rather have only one to tuck into your Bukowski collection then you can do that. So you are certain you are receiving the check you want I have numbered them 1. and 2. But again, each is alone and you only get one per listing. So why are they so high? First of all what a great hard, authentic artifact of this important publisher and Bukowski. Secondly I was told directly by the publisher that besides a few, the bulk, all the rest of the canceled checks were destroyed. So how many exist? 20? 50? Not too many. I noticed a Hemingway check offered by a dealer for $4,500. Yes this was a Hemingway check, made out by him and signed by him but these things are valuable. It just seems one of these is worth about 12% of an Ernie check. I am open to offers but probably will hold firm for a few weeks. Once they are gone I will have no more. These two, that I saved, had higher denomination amounts. A slight thing. A true artifact. A Christmas gift? For yourself? This auction of for check #1, canceled, with the ori … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: treetotree [San Francisco, California, US]
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