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    Hare-um Scare-um John Sourpuss Production Cel (Warner Brothers, 1939). In only the third appearance of the prototype rabbit who would become Bugs Bunny, he faced a hunter as a protagonist. Sound familiar? John Sourpuss decided to hunt his own meals as meat prices were too expensive for him. But he didn't bargain on getting a belly fulla this hair-brained hare! The hunter stands 4.5" tall in an exaggerated pose created on a hand-inked, hand-painted production cel. It is signed by famed producer Leon Schlesinger and noted "This is an original painting I used in: "Looney Tunes" and "Merry Melodies", © Leon Schlesinger". This was a Merry Melodies cartoon. This cel is glass front framed to 17.5" x 13.5". The background has a bit of stain on the left side; however the cel is otherwise in Fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    11th-12th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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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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