1920 RPPC showing President Harding meeting with the Chicago Cubs.









      
Lot 144. 1920 RPPC showing President Harding meeting with the Chicago Cubs.

Winning Bid  $200
Unused card with some pencil notation on the back. The following was written on a Chicago Cub web page. In 1920, during the presidential campaign, Warren Harding came to see the Cubs. One of the minority owners of the Cubs at the time, Harry Sinclair, played a major role in the Teapot Dome Scandal that plagued the Harding presidency. He bought shady leases on federal land for drilling purposes from Harding's Secretary of the Interior. The Sec. of Interior, Albert Fall, eventually went to jail for his role in the scandal. Excellent. Winning Bid $200


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