Martyred 20th President of the United States JAMES A. GARFIELD virtually unobtainable card SIGNED AS PRESIDENT. Card is dated at the bottom left "5-15-81", less than 50 days later Garfield would be mortally wounded by an assassin making him the second shortest serving American President in history. Garfield has signed this card with a large and bold signature.After he became President, Garfield changed his signature. He signed his name in full and changed the style of the the "a" in his signature from lowercase "a" to capital "A". Garfield's presidential style signatures are highly distinguishable from pre-presidential examples.CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY PSA/DNA EXPERT EXAMINATION. Sale includes original PSA/DNA Letter of Authenticity. UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE. Item is encapsulated inside PSA/DNA's sonically-sealed, tamper-evident holder.Garfield lived to serve 199 days in office, two months of which he was rendered incapacitated, because of this any autographs from his administration are coveted and sought after by many collectors. Garfield's signature as President is also considered by many one of the rarest Presidential signatures to own.The card measures appx. 2"x3.5", it is inside a 3"x5.25" PSA/DNA holder, in exceptionally good condition for being almost 140 years old.
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