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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Grinch Color Model Cel (MGM, 1966). "I must stop Christmas from coming... but how?" thinks the Grinch at around the 7:37 mark into this historic holiday animated TV Special. This is a rare Ink and Paint Department Color Model cel. The "CM" notation on the bottom right border is for Color Model. The red-eyed Grinch is a full 14" tall. WOW! This may be the single largest Grinch cel we have ever seen! Chuck Jones (1912-2002) directed this landmark film; a Chuck Jones signature is matted out underneath the cel. The main mat opening is 9" x 15", and the Plexiglas-front frame has an overall size of 18" x 27". One of the single most impressive Grinch hand-painted cels we have ever offered. Frame is sold as-is, cel is in Very Good condition.

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    December, 2018
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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