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    Rare Goldwyn Purchase Check that Created MGM. This check for $10,000 from Metro Pictures to Louis B. Mayer, dated May 28, 1924, allowed Metro to purchase a controlling interest in the company; with the acquisition of Goldwyn Studios later that same year, MGM Studios was formed. This check represents part of the purchase of one of the greatest movie studios ever formed, and is one of only five checks known to exist from the transaction. In Very Fine condition with minor wear, mild discoloration, and the usual bank cancellation marks. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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