January 2018 Auction Ends Thursday, January 25th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/25/2018
Samuel Francis Smith signed and handwritten first stanza of ''America'', the United States' beloved patriotic song for which Smith wrote the lyrics. In full: ''My country, 'tis of thee, / Sweet land of liberty, / Of thee I sing; / Land where my fathers died, / land of the pilgrims' pride, / From every mountain side, / Let freedom ring. / S.F. Smith. / Written in 1832. / This autograph, Oct. 12, '94.'' Paper measures 4.25'' x 6.25'', matted with sheet music for ''America'' upon a document featuring the American flag waving in the wind, measuring 14'' x 11'' in total. Folds to lyrics and affixed to mat in two spots, at top and bottom of page, otherwise near fine condition.
Samuel Francis Smith Signed & Handwritten First Stanza of His Beloved Song ''America''Samuel Francis Smith Signed & Handwritten First Stanza of His Beloved Song ''America''
Samuel Francis Smith Signed & Handwritten First Stanza of His Beloved Song ''America''
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Minimum Bid: $800
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,100
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Thursday, January 25, 2018.
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