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Dresden Bank in Dresden, Germany. Signed by August Belmont and payable in Reichsmarks. August Belmont (1816-1890), Banker, Born in Prussia. At 14 he secured a position with the Banking House of the Rothschilds at Frankfort and later managed some of the enormous financial transactions of the Rothschilds. At 21, he came to New York. In 1841, he fought a duel over a point of honor, in which he was wounded with the result of being lamed for life. He became a U.S. citizen. In 1854, he was appointed U.S. Charge d'Affaires at the Hague. He was involved in other diplomatic posts and in politics. Later established the firm of August Belmont & Co. In the Civil War he aided the Union cause by his influence in European political and financial circles. Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic. With One Of A Kind Collectibles COA.
August Belmont-He was the founder and namesake of the Belmont Stakes
August Belmont-He was the founder and namesake of the Belmont Stakes
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $180.00
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

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