Lot 965: Renowned American magician (1885–1965), often billed as The Great Blackstone, who reached the peak of his popularity in the 1930s and 1940s. ALS signed "Harry B.," one page, 8 x 10.5, Hotel Vancouver. B. C. letterhead, August 8, 1944. Letter to Tracy, in part: "Thanks a lot for the pictures. They are great. Tell Loring I couldn't find the 'pamphlet' he was asking for. Sorry. Have a new illusion to worry the fans. 3 pin up girls in a net. That's all today as we open Friday at the Riverside in Milwaukee." Double-matted and framed with a photo of Blackstone and two others to an overall size of 21 x 17.75. In fine condition, with light intersecting folds, and three punch holes to left edge. The James Collings Collection.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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