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    Top Cat Specialty Insignia Design Cel and Background (Hanna-Barbera, 1988). In 1988, the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower asked Hanna-Barbera for permission to use the studio's Top Cat character as the mascot for their F-14 squadrons. Three designs were submitted for consideration, including this hand-painted studio custom cel of Top Cat as a pilot, with his insignia on the plane behind him on a Key Master background made specifically for this project. It is accompanied by letter about the project on Hanna-Barbera stationery dated July 5, 1988, and signed by then-Executive Vice President Martyn S. Weinberg. Top Cat measures a great 6", while his plane is 11". Extremely rare! In Fine condition.

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    December, 2016
    10th-11th Saturday-Sunday
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