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DoneThu, Nov 14, 2019 5:00 PM UTC
Culver CIty, CA, USA

Sports, Marilyn Monroe, & Vintage Radios

"A Southern Gentleman's Collection: The Personal Property of Goodman Basil Espy III, MD” is an auction that brings together memorabilia highlights from Sports, Marilyn Monroe, Vintage Radios, and more. Goodman Basil Espy III, M.D., is the definition of a true “Southern Gentleman.” He has spent a lifetime procuring countless treasures based on his varied, cultured, and idiosyncratic tastes. In this multi-volume catalogue set, you will find that his items create bridges from one passion to the next. The collection highlights Dr. Espy's love for Sports, Hollywood (in particular, the one and only Marilyn Monroe), and varied other passions included in the “Vault” section, boasting historical documents, vintage radios, and more – an archive of incredible rarities spanning his seventy years of collecting. As he has always done throughout his life, Dr. G.B. Espy wants to share with others. With this auction event, he is sharing his lifelong collection and welcoming a new generation of collectors to get as much love and excitement out of his pieces as he, his family, and guests have for decades. G.B. is excited to see the next generation of popular culture stewards come forward to care for and enjoy these iconic pieces with stories and history woven into them, just as Dr. G.B. Espy and his countless number of friends and family have over many decades.