Legendary Founding Father, statesman, printer, inventor and scientist BENJAMIN FRANKLIN autograph Pennsylvania land grant signed "B. FRANKLIN". Benjamin Franklin is one of the most prestigious signatures for a political collector to own, currently there are just three other examples currently for sale on eBay. Franklin signs just three months before the US Constitution is ratified.
Autograph was previously pre-certified by PSA/DNA, and John Reznikoff when it was sold by RR Auction in 2013.
Franklin, as President of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, grants John Land "a certain tract of land called "The Rosefield".
14.75" x 12.5" document dated March 14, 1788, signed in the left border by Franklin under the large embossed eight-point seal (five of the points missing) .
Vintage framed display, nicely mounted, cloth-matted with a portrait and museum-quality plaque to an overall size of 26" x 32". Intersecting folds (a small hole at the intersection of folds at far right), overall wrinkling, and paper loss to left edge affecting most of the first letter of his signature. Otherwise very good condition. Framed using conservation-grade 98% UV-blocking heavyweight acrylic pane.
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE to pass any reputable third-party authentication service (PSA/DNA, JSA, Beckett) -- or your money back!
Authentic Franklin signatures are relatively scarce, and seldom come to market. Don't miss your chance to add this historic signature to your collection.
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Own a remarkable, original piece of American history! The perfect gift for the Revolutionary War collector, autograph enthusiast, or History buff. A must have addition to the Executive Office, den, or "Man Cave".
Sold as is, as shown.
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