"The Buck Stops Here" Dollar Bill; Signed by President Harry S. Truman

  • Harry S. Truman Signed Dollar Bill.

Harry S. Truman Signed Dollar Bill.


Item Number: 100854

Series 1935 D silver certificate one dollar bill, boldly signed by Harry S. Truman on the portrait side. Double matted and framed with a photograph of President Truman at the Oval Office desk, with the phrase, “The buck stops here!” The entire piece measures 14.5 inches by 12.5 inches. A rare and desirable piece of Presidential history.

"The buck stops here" is a phrase that was popularized by U.S. President Harry S. Truman, who kept a sign with that phrase on his desk in the Oval Office.[6] The phrase refers to the notion that the President has to make the decisions and accept the ultimate responsibility for those decisions. Truman received the sign as a gift from a prison warden who was also an avid poker player. It is also the motto of the U.S. Naval Aircraft Carrier USS Harry S. Truman.

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