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    Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat Concept Sketch (DePatie - Freleng, 1971). The Cat in the Hat TV special premiered on March 3, 1971 on CBS. It was one of the five animated TV specials in which the production design and art direction were handled by Maurice Noble (1911 - 2001). This is a Maurice Noble original Cat in the Hat concept drawing with Thing 1 and Thing 2 all together! Art is in ink and gouache on 12 field animation paper. Great images of our characters measure 3" and 7". The facial expression on the Cat is priceless! Extremely rare Dr. Seuss-type artwork. Minor handling. In Very Good condition. From the Maurice Noble Archives.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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.
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