Autograph Letter Signed

J. Paul Getty Autograph Letter Signed 12/11/1913

J. Paul Getty Autograph Letter Signed 12/11/1913

J. Paul Getty Autograph Letter Signed 12/11/1913    J. Paul Getty Autograph Letter Signed 12/11/1913

Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! PAUL GETTY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/11/1913 - HFSID 264874. The businessman handwrites this letter while traveling abroad, stating that he wishes to apply for a job in the Navy. Athens, Greece, 1913 December 11.

"The Secretary of the Navy/Washington". I should be very grateful for any information relating to the appointment of assisstant. I would like to enter the service in this capacity, if possible, and any information regarding the ways and means of so doing and of present vacancies in the grade of assisstant. Paymaster would be much appreciated.

Please address, care of Thos. Cook and Son, Cairo, Egypt. Getty recounts in his autobiography.

His grand tour of Europe and the Middle East, attributing the important place of ancient Greek sculpture in his art collection this visit to Greece. His multistate operation went international in 1949, when he completed a deal to lease oil fields in Saudi Arabia. During the Depression Era, he had bought extensive quantities of stock and in 1956 he gained control of Pacific Western, which he renamed Getty Oil, ending a 19-year stock battle with Standard Oil. The significantly larger Getty Oil Company became the world's largest privately owned business and made the enterprising Getty a billionaire. Although he was one of the world's richest men, Getty had a legendary reputation for miserliness. Multimillion dollar collection of art and antiquities with the public by establishing the J.

Paul Getty Museum--the largest endowment granted to an art museum at that time. A revealing letter from the youthful Getty, still four days shy of his 21st birthday, aspiring to a low-level government post. Receipt stamp of Navy Department at top. Vertical fold crosses "l" in Paul. See more material from these signers.

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  1. Authentication: Numbered COA issued by Gallery of History, Inc.

    Paul Getty
  2. Autograph Type: Autograph Letter Signed
  3. Autograph: Authentic Original

J. Paul Getty Autograph Letter Signed 12/11/1913    J. Paul Getty Autograph Letter Signed 12/11/1913