Ernest Hemingway signed cheque to top East Coast Books' sale

A cheque signed by Ernest Hemingway in 1956 is to lead a sale at East Coast Books on August 16 with a $2,500-3,500 estimate.

It's made out to Roberto Herrera, a friend he met while living in Cuba who also acted as his photographer.

Hemingway cheque
Hemingway moved to Cuba in 1940

Last year the typewriter on which Hemingway wrote The Dangerous Summer and A Moveable Feast sold for $65,000 at Profiles in History. This April, a first edition copy of In Our Time made $25,000.

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