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Letter to Lenny Bruce from a fan

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Letter to Lenny Bruce from a fan

Lot 0021 Details

Description
Heading: (Correspondence)
Author: Meyers, J.E.
Title: Humorous letter to Lenny Bruce from a fan who caught Bruce’s act in Baltimore in February 1961
Place Published: Baltimore, MD
Publisher:
Date Published: 11 Feb. 1961
Description:


Autograph letter, in ink, signed with initials.



A one-page holographic letter and mock basketball ticket - from a fan who caught Bruce's act in Baltimore in February 1961. Probably retained by Bruce because it skillfully satirizes his act. "I thought you might be interested in a basketball game we going to have..." with a ticket drawn at the bottom for a basketball game between the Ku Klux Klan and Knights of Columbus, sponsored by the NAACP to benefit the Jewish Relief Fund, with Russian referees and "beer served by Baptists."

Condition
Punchholes at top edge along with tape residue; very good.
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Letter to Lenny Bruce from a fan

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Jun 13, 2019
Starting Price $100
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Lot 0021 Details

Description
...
Heading: (Correspondence)
Author: Meyers, J.E.
Title: Humorous letter to Lenny Bruce from a fan who caught Bruce’s act in Baltimore in February 1961
Place Published: Baltimore, MD
Publisher:
Date Published: 11 Feb. 1961
Description:


Autograph letter, in ink, signed with initials.



A one-page holographic letter and mock basketball ticket - from a fan who caught Bruce's act in Baltimore in February 1961. Probably retained by Bruce because it skillfully satirizes his act. "I thought you might be interested in a basketball game we going to have..." with a ticket drawn at the bottom for a basketball game between the Ku Klux Klan and Knights of Columbus, sponsored by the NAACP to benefit the Jewish Relief Fund, with Russian referees and "beer served by Baptists."

Condition
...
Punchholes at top edge along with tape residue; very good.

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