Lot 7205: Jazz trumpeter (1908–1942) who rose to stardom during the swing era, but was hampered by alcoholism until it drove him to death at age 33. Vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of Berigan, signed in fountain pen, "Regards from Bunny Berigan," and also signed by his 12 band members, including: Clyde Rounds, Georgie Auld, Steve Lipkins, Sid Perlmutter, Arnold Fishkind, Irving Goodman, George Wettling, Joe Dixon, Joe Lippman, Sonny Lee, Morey Samuel, and Tommy Morgan. Reverse bears collector's notations stating that the signatures were obtained at the Hotel Pennsylvania on June 29, 1937. In very good condition, with a tack hole to each corner tip, missing lower right corner tip, and a mild central impression due to label affixed to reverse.
RR Auction's Marvels of Modern Music Auction 457
Thursday, 23rd July 2015
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