Richard Nixon Signs a Halloween Pay Check to His Faithful Staffer, PSA Slabbed and Graded
1p, measuring 8.25" x 3", New York, dated October 31, 1963. Check No. 158, Irving Trust Co., made out to Loie Grace Gaunt for the amount of $750 for her salary for the month of October. With a large PAID stamp dated November 1, 1963. Deposit details and signature by Gaunt on verso. With a red "G.K." stamp slightly overlapping the end of Nixon's bold signature. Housed in a slab with a PSA/DNA certification.
Gaunt was the longest-tenured member of Nixon's staff, having joined his Senate staff in 1950. When Nixon became the Vice Presidency, Loie was named manager of the Vice President’s office in the Eisenhower administration. She was a key member of the Nixon presidential campaign and spearheaded the formation of the Richard Nixon Foundation after he was elected president in 1969. She remained with the Nixons after the White House, managing the family’s personal affairs in San Clemente. After its opening, Gaunt faithfully served on the Board of Directors of the Nixon Foundation as Assistant Treasurer, a period of 30 years.
This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.
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