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PAIR OF RKO STUDIO ENTRANCE PLAQUES

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:20,000.00 USD Estimated At:20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD
PAIR OF RKO STUDIO ENTRANCE PLAQUES
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PAIR OF RKO STUDIO ENTRANCE PLAQUES - 20 ¼ in. x 20 ¼ in square, solid bronze RKO studio entrance plaques. These impressive plaques are solid cast bronze with raised “RKO Radio Pictures Inc.” central and a raised border. The textured surface of the plaques exhibits a patina of green oxidation that indicates real age. The plaques are equipped with (4) holes, one in each corner, for bolt-mount to a building. These plaques were likely part of the RKO studios during the golden age of the late 20s through 30s when RKO was one of the top studios in Hollywood. The plaques come with (3) of the original screws and (4) screw caps. Included is a photograph of Robert Joseph Folliard an Executive who worked in the building that featured these plaques and acquired them when they were discarded during remodeling. Also included is a program and menu from a banquet held in Mr. Folliard’s honor, featuring many of RKOs brightest stars as evening’s entertainment. Both are in Excellent condition. Special shipping arrangements will apply.