RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts

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With a wide variety of rare and remarkable material, January’s RR Auction Fine Autograph and Artifact sale features letters by George Washington, John Adams, and Charles Darwin, signed photos of Bruce Lee, Sharon Tate, and Vivien Leigh, and a comprehensive Declaration of Independence section boasting a near-complete set of signers. 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 January 2017.
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Dolores Del Rio614 - Dolores Del Rio
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Gorgeous vintage sepia matte-finish 10.25 x 13.5 close-up portrait of the Mexican starlet glancing over her shoulder, prominently signed and inscribed
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Cecil B. DeMille615 - Cecil B. DeMille
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Vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 Ruth Harriet Louise portrait of deMille in a state of deep contemplation, signed and inscribed to the photographer in fou
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jimmy Durante616 - Jimmy Durante
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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 studio portrait of Durante in an excitable pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Lloyd Hollinger—Hot–Cha—Take ca
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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W. C. Fields617 - W. C. Fields
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Vintage glossy 10.5 x 13.5 Ray Jones portrait of Fields leaning on a cane, signed and inscribed in white fountain pen, “To Jane, One swell girl, W. C.
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Douglas Fairbanks, Jr618 - Douglas Fairbanks, Jr
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Vintage matte-finish 10.5 x 13.5 close-up portrait of the tanned leading man, signed in fountain pen by Fairbanks. In fine condition. A dapper, uninsc
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Douglas Fairbanks, Sr619 - Douglas Fairbanks, Sr
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Vintage matte-finish 6.5 x 8.5 publicity portrait of Fairbanks as Don Cesar de Vega in the 1925 film Don Q, Son of Zorro, signed in fountain pen, “Wel
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Judy Garland and Peter Lawford620 - Judy Garland and Peter Lawford
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Vintage candid glossy 5 x 3.5 photo of Judy Garland and Peter Lawford posing side-by-side, with both signing in fountain pen. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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John Garfield621 - John Garfield
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Vintage matte-finish 7.25 x 9 publicity portrait of Garfield wearing a striped jacket and dark tie, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Marion—g
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Lillian Gish622 - Lillian Gish
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Vintage matte-finish 10 x 13.25 Ruth Harriet Louise portrait of Gish as the lead actress in the 1928 film The Wind, signed in fountain pen, “Very sinc
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Cary Grant623 - Cary Grant
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Ideal vintage matte-finish 9.75 x 13 close-up portrait of the debonair leading man, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “Good wishes, To all at the
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Jean Harlow624 - Jean Harlow
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Captivating vintage matte-finish 7.25 x 9.25 glamour portrait of Harlow wrapped in white fur, nicely signed and inscribed in purple fountain pen, “To
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Will Hays625 - Will Hays
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Postmaster general in the Harding administration (1879–1954) who later headed the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, in which capac
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Rita Hayworth626 - Rita Hayworth
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Large color 11.5 x 16.5 book photo of Hayworth in a sunny, close-up pose, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Richard, All best wishes, Rita H
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Katharine Hepburn627 - Katharine Hepburn
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Exceptional vintage semi-glossy 9 x 12 close-up studio portrait of Hepburn by Clarence Sinclair Bull, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Madele
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Buck Jones628 - Buck Jones
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Excellent vintage matte-finish 7 x 9 Witzel of LA portrait of a shadow-drenched Jones lighting a cigarette, signed and inscribed in white fountain pen
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Buck Jones629 - Buck Jones
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Color vintage matte-finish 7.25 x 9.5 photo of an artistic depiction of Jones in cowboy attire, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Dr. McLaughl
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Vivien Leigh630 - Vivien Leigh
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Magnificent vintage matte-finish 7.5 x 9.5 studio portrait of Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara from Gone With the Wind, signed and inscribed in fountain pen,
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Carole Lombard631 - Carole Lombard
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Desirable vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 glamour portrait of Lombard in an alluring femme fatale pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “Popsie Dea
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Carole Lombard632 - Carole Lombard
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Beautiful vintage matte-finish 10.75 x 13.75 glamour portrait of Lombard posing dramatically in a doorway, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To E
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Carole Lombard633 - Carole Lombard
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Glamorous vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 Hurrell portrait of Lombard posing with a hand on her shoulder, signed and inscribed in green ink, “To Fred the
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Peter Lorre634 - Peter Lorre
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Vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 publicity portrait of Lorre in a handsome, casual pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Helen—mama—please—don’t
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Myrna Loy635 - Myrna Loy
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Gorgeous semi-glossy 9.5 x 12.5 MGM publicity portrait of Loy by Laszlo Willinger, neatly signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Jane Withers—Succe
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bela Lugosi636 - Bela Lugosi
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Vintage matte-finish 4.25 x 6.5 portrait of the revered horror actor, signed and inscribed in red fountain pen, “To sweet little Shirley, good luck, B
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Fredric March637 - Fredric March
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Exceptional vintage glossy 10.75 x 13.75 Eugene Robert Richee portrait of March looking off camera, signed and inscribed in black ink, “For Peggy Schw
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Marilyn Monroe638 - Marilyn Monroe
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Incredibly scarce vintage 24 x 8 panoramic photo of the graduating Class of Summer 1941 Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School in Los Angeles, with a
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Laurence Olivier639 - Laurence Olivier
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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 portrait of Olivier in near profile, signed in fountain pen, “L. Olivier.” Lower left corner bears a Vivienne of London bl
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Louella Parsons640 - Louella Parsons
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America’s first movie columnist (1881–1972) whose columns were read by 20 million people. Vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 portrait of Parsons, affectiona
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Claude Raines641 - Claude Raines
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Handsome vintage matte-finish 4.5 x 6.5 publicity portrait of Raines with a raised collar and wearing a derby hat, vertically signed in blue fountain
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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George Reeves642 - George Reeves
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Highly appealing vintage matte-finish 7.5 x 9.5 Vitagraph portrait of Reeves casually posing in a tuxedo, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “Deare
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Will Rogers643 - Will Rogers
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Uncommon vintage pearl-finish 10.75 x 13.75 Fox Film publicity portrait of Rogers in a serious bust-length pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen,
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Jane Russell644 - Jane Russell
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Vintage matte-finish 10.75 x 13.75 Alexander Kahle portrait of Russell wearing a collared halterneck top, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, “Ros
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Rosalind Russell645 - Rosalind Russell
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Vintage matte-finish 10 x 13 glamour portrait of Russell, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Hans, with my warmest greetings, Rosalind Russell.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Norma Shearer646 - Norma Shearer
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Lovely vintage matte-finish 9 x 12.75 publicity portrait of the young actress in an upward pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To ‘The Brocks
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Barbara Stanwyck647 - Barbara Stanwyck
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Vintage matte-finish 7.25 x 9.25 publicity portrait of Stanwyck wearing a sweater, signed in fountain pen, “With best wishes, Barbara Stanwyck.” Cloth
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sharon Tate648 - Sharon Tate
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Rare glossy 8 x 10 publicity photo from the 1967 film Don’t Make Waves, showing Tate seated in a hanging chair, signed and inscribed in blue felt tip,
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Shirley Temple649 - Shirley Temple
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Oversized vintage matte-finish 11 x 13.75 close-up portrait of the child star wearing a cute ruffled blouse, neatly signed and inscribed in fountain p
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Shirley Temple650 - Shirley Temple
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Adorable vintage matte-finish 10.25 x 13.25 studio portrait of Temple with her trademark dimples and ringlets, signed and inscribed in dark blue fount
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Shirley Temple651 - Shirley Temple
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Oversized vintage colorized matte-finish 10 x 12 portrait of the young leading lady posing with a hand in her hair, signed as a child star in black in
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Thelma Todd652 - Thelma Todd
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Magical vintage matte-finish 7.5 x 9.5 George P. Hommel portrait of Todd holding a crystal ball, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Fred, a tru
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Franchot Tone653 - Franchot Tone
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Vintage matte-finish 9.5 x 12.75 George Hurrell portrait of Tone smiling directly into the camera, likely signed and inscribed in fountain pen to his
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mae West654 - Mae West
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Vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 portrait of West wearing a large feathered hat, signed and inscribed in white fountain pen, “To Peggy Schwartz, Sincerely
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Loretta Young655 - Loretta Young
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Elegant vintage sepia 10.5 x 13.5 glamour portrait of Young, signed and inscribed in black ink, “To Miss Moulton, Best Regards, Loretta Young.” Revers
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jean Arthur656 - Jean Arthur
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Fantastic vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Arthur with pointed guns and wearing a frilled two-piece cowboy costume, signed and inscribed in blue f
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Josephine Baker657 - Josephine Baker
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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10.25 G. L. Manuel portrait of Baker in a full-length pose with outspread feather wings and a revealing jeweled dress, signed
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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P. T. Barnum658 - P. T. Barnum
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Uncommon 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite portrait of Barnum by Broadway’s J. Gurney & Son, signed on the mount in black ink, “P. T. Barnum, 1865.” In fi...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Clara Bow659 - Clara Bow
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Vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 portrait of Bow looking over her shoulder by Otto Dyar, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Jane Dear, You are such
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Marlon Brando660 - Marlon Brando
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Marlon Brando’s personally annotated script for the 1956 film The Teahouse of the August Moon, 132 pages, 8.5 x 11, August 10, 1955. The front cover b
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Clarence Sinclair Bull661 - Clarence Sinclair Bull
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Rare semi-glossy 8 x 9.5 double-weight photo of the master photographer at work, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, “‘Hold it’ Frank, my best wis
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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James Dean662 - James Dean
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Desirable ink signature and inscription, “To Sue, my best wishes, James Dean,” on a pink 5.5 x 4 album page bearing two affixed images of the actor. I
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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W. C. Fields663 - W. C. Fields
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Vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 full-length photo of Fields holding a hat and a cigar, signed and inscribed in black ink, “To Straus Junior High School, w
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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