Cuban 1938 one peso banknote/currency signed by Ernest Hemingway.
by Hemingway, Ernest
Washington: United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing, 1938. Banknote signed in ink on the back "Ernest Hemingway." Obtained by an American servieman stationed from 1941-43 at the 36th Street Army Air Base in Miami, Air Transport Command, which became known as the "Carribean Wing." The serviceman approached Hemingway in a tavern and obtained the signature. The currency, un peso, shows Jose Marti on the front, with Serial Number E845715A. It is moderately worn and soiled, and the Nobel Prize winning author's signature is somwhat blurred as the ink absorbed into the paper. Hemingway purchased a home outside of Havana in 1940. An unusual offering. . Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Good+ condition.
(Inventory #: 017041)
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