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Lot 0469
Armstrong, Louis. Louis Armstrong Signed “Swiss Kriss” Laxatives Advertising Photograph. (Chicago), ca. 1940s. Matte-finish gelatin print, tacked and mounted to board, with a fantastic scatological inscription to the photographer, Lonnie Simmons, Armstrong signing his given name and two nicknames: “To Lonnie Simmons/Man you can Snap your ‘Ars Off’/no shit/Louis Boy/Louis Armstrong/Satchmo.” 10 ¾ x 9”. With an original Western Union telegram from Armstrong to Simmons regarding the photo, and three other 8 x 10” images, two showing the image within a key-hole frame, as it was used for the Swiss Krissly advertisement, and one of Satchmo standing at the toilet with his pants down.

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Louis Armstrong Signed “Swiss Kriss” Laxatives

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Auction Curated By:
Gabe Fajuri
Magic Memorabilia Specialist
3759 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Suite 121
Chicago, IL 60613
United States
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