RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts featuring Literature

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Boasting almost 1,000 lots, RR Auction's October Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale features a robust literature section that includes autographs from authors across the ages—from Goethe to Kafka to Hemingway, a wide assortment of great writers and literary movements are represented. Other highlights in the sale include an important letter by Stephen Hawking, an extremely rare Mao Zedong autograph, a fully signed Led Zeppelin album, a wise autograph quote by Albert Einstein, and a letter by Thomas Jefferson on a political economics textbook. 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 September 2019.
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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Nat King Cole758 - Nat King Cole
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Original 8.5 x 5.5 dual-sided handbill for a concert by "Nat King Cole and His Trio" at Harlem's Apollo Theatre beginning on March 14t...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sam Cooke759 - Sam Cooke
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Rare original 8.5 x 11 handbill for a "Breakfast Dance" showcase headlined by Sam Cooke at the Rockland Palace in New York City on Septemb...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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The Doors760 - The Doors
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Original color 14 x 21.75 second printing poster for The Doors, Lonnie Mack, and Elvin Bishop at San Francisco's Cow Palace on July 25, 1969, pr...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bob Dylan761 - Bob Dylan
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Original 34 x 22.5 poster for Bob Dylan at the Isle of Wight Festival of Music in August 1969, featuring two large portraits of the legendary singer-s
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Duke Ellington762 - Duke Ellington
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Original 8.5 x 5.75 double-sided handbill for a one-week concert series performed by "Duke Ellington and His Famous Band and Revue" at Har...
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Jimi Hendrix Experience763 - Jimi Hendrix Experience
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Original first printing handbill for a Jimi Hendrix Experience concert at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia, on May 22, 1969, measur
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Isle of Wight Festival 1969764 - Isle of Wight Festival 1969
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Scarce original 16 x 30 poster for the 1969 Isle of Wight Festival of Music featuring a winged King Kong designed by Dave Roe, listing the acts includ
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Pink Floyd765 - Pink Floyd
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Original red-and-white 8.5 x 11 handbill for a Pink Floyd concert at Jeppesen Stadium in Houston, Texas, on April 30, 1977, as part of the In The Fles
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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River City Blues Festival766 - River City Blues Festival
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Original circa 1970s window card poster, 14 x 22, for The River City Blues Festival at the Ellis Auditorium in Memphis, featuring acts including Thoma
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sopwith Camel767 - Sopwith Camel
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Original gold-tone 8.5 x 11 handbill for a Sopwith Camel concert presented by Rocky's Mag at the Marigold Ballroom in Fresno, California, on Apr...
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The Tams768 - The Tams
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Original mid-1960s light green 8.25 x 12.5 handbill for a "Dance & Show" musical showcase headlined by The Tams at Charlotte's Par...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Dionne Warwick769 - Dionne Warwick
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Original light blue 8.25 x 12.5 handbill for a "Dance & Show" headlined by Dionne Warwick at Park Center in Charlotte, North Carolina,...
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Edgar Winter Group770 - Edgar Winter Group
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Original 15.5 x 20.5 poster for the Edgar Winter Group and Dr. John at the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee, on September 1, 1973. In fine con
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jimmy Witherspoon and Joe Liggins771 - Jimmy Witherspoon and Joe Liggins
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Trio of original 8.75 x 11.75 handbills promoting a pair of Jimmy Witherspoon and Joe Liggins concerts at the Oakland Auditorium and Richmond Auditori
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Humphrey Bogart772 - Humphrey Bogart
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Allied Military Currency issued in Italy in 1943 for 100 lire, 6 x 2.75, signed in fountain pen by Bogart, "Humphrey Bogart," and by his w...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Humphrey Bogart773 - Humphrey Bogart
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DS, nine pages, 8.5 x 13, July 28, 1954. An Articles of Incorporation La Sal Uranium Corporation, which officially states the corporation name, its in
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Charlie Chaplin774 - Charlie Chaplin
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Vintage 5.75 x 4.25 autograph album containing a fountain pen signature and inscription, "To my nephew with lots of love, Charlie Chaplin, Oct....
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Colin Clive and George Zucco775 - Colin Clive and George Zucco
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Front cover from a program for a production of R. C. Sherriff's Journey's End at the Prince of Wales' Theatre, 5.5 x 8.5, signed in foun...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Walt Disney and Carol Channing776 - Walt Disney and Carol Channing
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Unique matte-finish 14 x 11 photo of Disney and Channing with Maurice Chevalier, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To Maurice, avec mon ...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Friends777 - Friends
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Original table draft script for the Friends episode 'The One with all the Candy,' season 7, episode 8, dated October 11, 2000, 44 pages, 8.5...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Clark Gable778 - Clark Gable
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DS, one page, 8.5 x 11, November 7, 1947. Official letter addressed to Loew's Incorporated, in full: "I understand that Denlinger's, th...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Judy Garland779 - Judy Garland
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Beautiful vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photo of Garland as a young actress in a splendid head-and-shoulders pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen,
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Cary Grant780 - Cary Grant
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Vintage matte-finish 6.25 x 7.5 photo of the handsome actor with slicked-over hair, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Peggy, with good ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Veronica Lake781 - Veronica Lake
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Beautiful vintage glossy 8 x 10 Paramount Pictures publicity photo of the lovely actress from 1951, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "Be...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Heath Ledger782 - Heath Ledger
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Extremely rare color satin-finish 10 x 8 photo of Heath Ledger in his Oscar-winning role as the Joker in the 2008 film The Dark Knight, signed and ins
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Bruce Lee783 - Bruce Lee
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Wonderful ALS signed “Bruce,” one page both sides, 8.25 x 11, Jeet Kune Do emblem letterhead, no date, postmarked June 15, 1967. Letter to his top stu
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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The Marx Brothers784 - The Marx Brothers
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Vintage matte-finish 10 x 8 studio photo of the three elder Marx Brothers, signed and inscribed in green fountain pen, "To Milt, from, Groucho,...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Steve McQueen785 - Steve McQueen
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Steve McQueen's screen-worn two-piece white naval uniform from his Academy Award–nominated leading role as Jake Holman in the 1966 film The Sand...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Vivien Leigh786 - Vivien Leigh
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Stunning vintage glossy 8 x 9.5 close-up photo of Leigh in her iconic role as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind, signed in fountain pen. Rev...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Steve McQueen787 - Steve McQueen
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DS, signed “Steven T. McQueen,” two pages, 8.5 x 11, January 14, 1965. Document regarding "Minutes of Special Meeting of Board of Directors of ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Natacha Rambova788 - Natacha Rambova
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Vintage matte-finish 10.25 x 13 profile portrait of Rambova by photographer Russell Ball, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Erick Illan...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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George Reeves789 - George Reeves
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Vintage fountain pen signature, "George Reeves,” on an off-white 3.5 x 2.5 sheet. Matted with a photo of Reeves as Superman to an overall size ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Frank Sinatra790 - Frank Sinatra
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Vintage circa 1945 fountain pen signature, "Frank Sinatra,” on a pink 6 x 4.5 album page. In fine condition, with light overall soiling.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Star Wars: Darth Vader with Double Telescoping Saber Action Figure - AFA NM+ 85791 - Star Wars: Darth Vader with Double Telescoping Saber Action Figure - AFA NM+ 85
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Graded by AFA NM+ 85. Extremely rare 1977 Kenner Star Wars Darth Vader (HK) loose action figure with double telescoping saber. This very hard-to-find
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Elizabeth Taylor792 - Elizabeth Taylor
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Stunning vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 close-up photo of Elizabeth Taylor lying on a pillow, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "My darling Mi...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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John Wayne793 - John Wayne
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Vintage pencil signature, "John Wayne,” on a green 5.5 x 4.25 album page. In fine condition.
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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John Wayne794 - John Wayne
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Scarce alternate ‘Rooster Cogburn’ mug made by Ketchum Originals of Long Beach, California in 1975. The mug with gold-stripe handle features a color i
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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The X-Files795 - The X-Files
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Life-sized alien prop from the popular X-Files sci-fi television series, measuring 48? long, crafted from foam covered in rubber. The eerie, classic-l
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Amityville Horror: Lorraine Warren796 - Amityville Horror: Lorraine Warren
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Spooky set of three laserprint photos of paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren, 8.5 x 11 and 11 x 8.5, with images of Warren during an interview, Wa
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Julie Andrews797 - Julie Andrews
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Satin-finish 8 x 10 head-and-shoulders photo of the Oscar-winning actress, signed in blue felt tip, "Sincerely, Julie Andrews." In fine co...
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Andy Griffith Show: Howard McNear798 - Andy Griffith Show: Howard McNear
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Rare ALS, penned on the inside of a 5 x 7.25 stationery card, May 3, 1965. Letter to Bonnie Lou Ivers, in full: "Thank you for your lovely lett...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Andy Griffith Show: Cherrio Meredith799 - Andy Griffith Show: Cherrio Meredith
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Rare ALS, two pages, 6 x 8, July 10, 1962. Letter to Bonnie Lou Ivers, in full: "Thank you so much for your very nice note asking for an autogr...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Lauren Bacall800 - Lauren Bacall
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Five items signed in black ballpoint or felt tip by legendary actress Lauren Bacall: an off-white 5.75 x 3.25 card; an FDC with a cachet honoring the
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Brigitte Bardot801 - Brigitte Bardot
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Glossy 8 x 9.75 half-length photo of Brigitte Bardot with a worried expression, signed in black felt tip. Collector's notation on reverse indica...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Batman: Stafford Repp802 - Batman: Stafford Repp
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Rare ALS, one page, 5 x 8, September 23. Letter to "Bonnie Lou," in full: "Thank you for your note. Enclosed is an autographed pictur...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Batman: West and Ward803 - Batman: West and Ward
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Color satin-finish 14 x 11 photo of Batman speaking on the Batmobile's phone as Robin looks on, signed in blue felt tip, "Adam West, Batman...
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Batman: West and Ward804 - Batman: West and Ward
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Two photos: a glossy 8 x 10 photo from the Batman TV series, signed in blue felt tip by both actors, "A. West" and "Burt Ward, 'R...
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Ben Casey805 - Ben Casey
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Vintage merchandise developed from ABC's popular Ben Casey medical drama series that aired from 1961 to 1966: a children's official "Be...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ingrid Bergman806 - Ingrid Bergman
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ALS signed “Ingrid,” one page both sides, 6 x 7.75, La Grange Aux Moines, Choisel letterhead, March 28, 1968. Letter to Panamanian theatre director an
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Ingrid Bergman807 - Ingrid Bergman
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ANS signed “Ingrid,” one page, 4.5 x 3.5, September 23, 1973. Note to the great actor Alec Guinness, remembered for his roles in Oliver Twist, The Bri
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