RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts featuring Science and Technology

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Highlighted by a section of rare and remarkable Science and Technology autographs and space-flown artifacts, RR Auction’s June Fine Autograph and Artifact sale features a breathtaking thousand-plus lots. With signed material from Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Michael Faraday, Max Born, and Werner Heisenberg, many of the greatest scientific minds in history are represented. Other top selections include items from the personal collection of Apollo 15 commander Dave Scott, a stunning presidential autograph collection, an important Gandhi letter, and a Mickey Mouse Christmas card from Walt Disney himself. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in June 2018.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Frank Sinatra859 - Frank Sinatra
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Vintage pencil signature and inscription, "To Betty, Frank Sinatra,” on an off-white 5.5 x 4.5 album page. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Will Rogers860 - Will Rogers
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Terrific vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Rogers in a handsome suit and hat, boldly signed in fountain pen, "More power to you, Will Rogers...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Elizabeth Taylor861 - Elizabeth Taylor
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Glossy 10 x 7.5 photo of Taylor staring up into the eyes of her leading man, signed and inscribed in blue ink, "To Roy, Elizabeth Taylor.” In f...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Rudolph Valentino862 - Rudolph Valentino
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Debonair vintage matte-finish 8.5 x 12 photo of the dashing actor, neatly signed and inscribed in fountain pen using his given Italian name, "A...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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John Wayne863 - John Wayne
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Large and bold felt tip signature, "John Wayne,” on a blue 5.5 x 4.25 album page. In fine condition, with a small scuff to the bottom edge.
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Orson Welles864 - Orson Welles
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Glossy 9.75 x 8 photo of Welles as Charles Foster Kane from the 1941 classic Citizen Kane, signed and inscribed in black ink, “For Larry, congratulati
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Wizard of Oz: Frank Morgan865 - Wizard of Oz: Frank Morgan
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Immensely desirable vintage glossy 8 x 10 MGM publicity portrait of Morgan as the eponymous character of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, signed and in
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Actresses866 - Actresses
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Group of five film or television contracts, each signed by a notable actress, including: Louise Fletcher, Jane Fonda, Marsha Mason, Liv Ullmann, and J
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Actresses867 - Actresses
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Trio of vintage matte-finish 10.5 x 13.5 studio portraits of actresses Ruth Donnelly, Glenda Farrell, and Josephine Hutchinson, each signed and inscri
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Fred Astaire868 - Fred Astaire
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TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, RKO Studios Inc. letterhead, January 13, 1936. Brief letter to John Eagle, in full: "I am very grateful for your lette...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Autograph Albums869 - Autograph Albums
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Superb collection of eight vintage autograph books, each measuring 6 x 4.75, signed inside by hundreds of notable celebrities from the stage, screen,
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Back to the Future II870 - Back to the Future II
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Color satin-finish 14 x 11 photo of Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett 'Doc' Brown from the 1989 film Back to the Future Part II, signed in blue fel...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Anne Bancroft871 - Anne Bancroft
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Gorgeous glossy 8.25 x 10 photo of Bancroft turning her attention to the camera, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Peter, Anne Bancroft...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Batman872 - Batman
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Color 38 x 28 reproduction poster for the 1966 superhero film Batman: The Movie, showing Batman and sidekick Robin with Catwoman, the Penguin, the Jok
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ingmar Bergman873 - Ingmar Bergman
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Glossy 5 x 7 half-length photo of Bergman directing from an ornate balcony, signed vertically in black felt tip. Collector's notations on the re...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ingmar Bergman874 - Ingmar Bergman
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DS, three pages, 8.5 x 11, July 28, 1970. Agreement between Bergman and Persona A. G., with ABC Pictures Corporation relating to the distribution of a
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harry Blackstone875 - Harry Blackstone
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Bank check, 6 x 2.75, filled out and signed by Blackstone, "Harry Blackstone," payable to Sturgis Supply Co. for $7.30, July 25, 1935. Enc...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charles Bronson876 - Charles Bronson
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Glossy 8 x 10 photo of Bronson in the 1965 film The Sandpiper, signed in black felt tip. In fine condition, with scattered light creasing.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mel Brooks877 - Mel Brooks
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DS, ten pages, 8.5 x 11, May 25, 1979. Agreement between Eric Bergren and Christopher DeVore with Brooksfilms Limited, in which the former party &qu...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Celebrities878 - Celebrities
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Group of four vintage autograph albums, signed inside in ink and pencil by over 60 celebrities, including: Rita Hayworth, Harold Lloyd, Linda Darnell,
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Celebrity Checks879 - Celebrity Checks
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Group lot of 13 checks signed by a variety of notable celebrities, including: Bruce Dern, James Farentino, Jack Haley, David Hedison, Charlton Heston,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charlie Chaplin880 - Charlie Chaplin
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Felt tip signature, "To Vera! Bless you—Charlie Chaplin,” on a light blue 6.25 x 7.75 sheet of stationery from the Savoy Hotel, London. In very...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Charlie Chaplin881 - Charlie Chaplin
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Desirable 4.5 x 6.5 magazine photo of Chaplin in Switzerland, presented in a 7.25 x 9.25 mat, signed on the mat in black felt tip, "Best wishes...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Charlie Chaplin882 - Charlie Chaplin
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Matte-finish 4 x 5.75 photo of Chaplin in his later years, signed in the lower border in black felt tip. Reverse bears a typed notation indicating tha
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Lotta Crabtree883 - Lotta Crabtree
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TLS signed “Lotta M. Crabtree,” one page, 5 x 6.5, February 22, 1912. Letter to Scott Clifton Carbee, in full: "Regret exceedingly that I was u...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Creature From the Black Lagoon884 - Creature From the Black Lagoon
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Two items: a felt tip sketch by Ricou Browning of the Creature of the Black Lagoon on a white 8.5 x 11 cardstock sheet, signed below by Browning, who
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Linda Darnell885 - Linda Darnell
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Vintage glossy 3.5 x 5 photo of Darnell in an attractive close-up pose with white fur coat and matching jewelry, signed in fountain pen. In fine condi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Cecil B. deMille886 - Cecil B. deMille
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TLS signed “C. B. de M.,” one page, 8.5 x 11, Paramount Pictures letterhead, October 3, 1935. Letter to Aileen Brenon of Paramount. In part: “What do
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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William Dieterle887 - William Dieterle
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Two documents: an official letter from Vanguard Films, one page, February 4, 1944, affirming that they are exercising an option in a prior agreement,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Marlene Dietrich888 - Marlene Dietrich
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Breathtaking vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 studio portrait of Dietrich looking directly into the camera, neatly signed in green fountain pen, "Si...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Marlene Dietrich889 - Marlene Dietrich
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Glossy 8 x 10 Paramount Pictures photo of Dietrich, signed in black felt tip. In very good to fine condition, with light diagonal creases across the i
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Diana Dors890 - Diana Dors
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Vintage glossy 3.25 x 5 half-length photo of Dors wearing a white blouse with a clutch strap over her shoulder, signed in fountain pen. In fine condit
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Kirk Douglas891 - Kirk Douglas
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Vintage glossy 3.5 x 5 half-length photo of Douglas wearing a suit and tie and sporting a mustache, signed in black ink. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Blake Edwards892 - Blake Edwards
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DS, five pages, 8.5 x 11, July 27, 1961. Agreement between Tom Waldman and Blake Edwards with Project III Enterprises, in which the former "her...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Entertainers893 - Entertainers
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Collection of 17 checks signed by entertainers, including: Mae West, Hal Roach, Walter Lantz (2), Ross Martin, David Hedison, Lorenzo Music, Vincent P
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Entertainers894 - Entertainers
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Collection of 16 checks signed by entertainers, including: Mae West, Cecil B. deMille, Walter Lantz (2), Vincent Price, Ross Martin, Forrest J. Ackerm
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Douglas Fairbanks, Sr and Mary Pickford895 - Douglas Fairbanks, Sr and Mary Pickford
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Two TLSs, one signed "Douglas Fairbanks," and the other, "Mary Pickford Rogers," both one page, personal letterhead. The Fairban...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Game of Thrones896 - Game of Thrones
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Color satin-finish 14 x 11 photo of Ned Stark gripping his sword Ice against a gloomy castle backdrop, signed in black or blue felt tip by many associ
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Samuel Goldwyn897 - Samuel Goldwyn
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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 studio portrait of Goldwyn wearing a suit and tie and looking directly into the camera, signed and inscribed in fountain p
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Gone With the Wind: Laura Hope Crews898 - Gone With the Wind: Laura Hope Crews
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ANS, one page, 6 x 9.25, no date. In full: "Dear Dr., I want you to help me and I deem you will, Laura Hope Crews." In very good condition...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Alec Guinness899 - Alec Guinness
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Handsome glossy 8 x 10 Columbia Pictures publicity photo of Guinness from 1960, signed in black ink. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Happy Days900 - Happy Days
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Color glossy 10 x 13 photo of the cast of Happy Days, signed in black felt tip by Henry Winkler, Donny Most, Erin Moran, Tom Bosley, Anson Williams, M
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Edith Head901 - Edith Head
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Glossy 4.75 x 6.25 photo of Head posing with her eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To Bruc...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tippi Hedren902 - Tippi Hedren
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Satin-finish 16 x 20 photo of Hedren as she appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller The Birds, prominently signed in blue felt tip. In f...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Van Heflin903 - Van Heflin
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Vintage glossy 3.25 x 5 close-up photo of Heflin wearing a suit and tie, signed in fountain pen. In fine condition, with a trimmed right edge.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sonja Henie904 - Sonja Henie
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Attractive vintage glossy 10.5 x 13.5 studio portrait of Henie wearing an elaborate figure skating costume, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, &q...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jim Henson905 - Jim Henson
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Vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of Henson with Kermit and Ernie, prominently signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To the Brownes, Jim Henson &a...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charlton Heston906 - Charlton Heston
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Vintage circa 1955 matte-finish 5 x 7 studio portrait of Heston, signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen, "To Douglas, Charlton Heston,” who ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charlton Heston907 - Charlton Heston
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Vintage glossy 3.25 x 5 bust-length photo of Heston at a black tie affair, signed in fountain pen, "Best to you, Charlton Heston." In fine...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charlton Heston908 - Charlton Heston
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Color glossy 11 x 17 double-weight photo of the poster for Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 biblical epic The Ten Commandments, signed along the top in b...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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