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Pickford declines a worldwide business partnership 1372. Mary Pickford. TLS signed

1369. Ben Lyon. Vintage matte-finish 13.5 x 10.5 photo of Lyon flying a plane, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To ‘Bennie’—Thanks for putting your life in my hands—Best always, Ben,” and dated 1937. Blindstamped in the lower right by the photographer, Elmer Fryer. In very good condition, with noticeable creasing (primarily to right border), paper loss to the left edge and lower corner, and a few edge dings and tears; signature and inscription are extremely crisp and bold, and presents well overall. Provenance: William Collier Family Collection. RR Auction COA.…(MB $100)

1370. Mabel Normand. Vin-

tage fountain pen signature, “Mabel Normand,” on a light gray 5.25 x 2.75 holiday greeting card. In fine condition. Provenance: William Collier Family Collection. Precertified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.…(MB $100)

1371. Anna Pavlova.

Vintage ink signature, “Anna Pavlova,” on an off-white 4.5 x 3.5 sheet of S. S. Leviathan stationery. In fine condition, with scattered spots of stray ink. Provenance: William Collier Family Collection. RR Auction COA.…(MB $100)

“Mary,” one onionskin page, 8.25 x 11, personal letterhead, July 12, 1949. Letter to ‘Buster’ Collier regarding business. In part: “I have been offered as high as 25% world profits for my United Artists release which, of course, I could not accept as it would be considered ‘farming out my contract.’ We have a much more advantageous proposition from Caramelli.” In very good condition, with intersecting folds (the vertical fold passing through first letter of the signature), scattered toning, skipping to first letter of signature, and show-through from the PSA/DNA label affixed to reverse. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from PSA/DNA. Provenance: William Collier Family Collection. RR Auction COA.…(MB $100)

“I think you are kidding me by asking for an autograph” 1373. Will Rogers. Program for

a banquet at City Hall in Beverly Hills on April 23, 1932, 8.5 x 11, signed and inscribed on the front cover in pencil, “Hello Mrs. Collier—I think you are kidding me by asking for an autograph. I know it will be a laugh to Bill. Will Rogers.” Program retains its original binding string. In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from PSA/DNA. Provenance: William Collier Family Collection. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.…(MB $200)

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