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    Doctor Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas Production Cel (MGM, 1966). "I know just what to do (the Grinch laughed in his throat)... I'll make a quick Santa Claus hat and a coat!" Outstanding hand-painted production cel of a full-figured Grinch. This is at about 7:48 into the short, when he plucks Max out of the snow where he is hiding. This may be the largest Grinch we have seen, measuring about 9" tall! The cel is hand-signed by the special's director, animation legend Chuck Jones (1912 - 2002), and includes a Linda Jones seal. Matted with an opening of 11" x 9", and nicely framed with Plexiglas. Fine condition.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - without Glass, Medium (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    11th-12th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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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.,
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