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    It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Book Illustration Cel and Background (Bill Melendez, 1978). "Snoopy, what in the world kind of costume is that?" Charlie Brown replies, "He's a World War I Flying Ace!" Way cool original Key Master illustration setup, with Charlie Brown as a ghost (he's still having trouble with scissors), and Lucy with a witch mask and hat. This is from the Read Along Book and Record set from 1978, and can be seen on page 8. It's a printed cel on a hand-painted gouache Key Master background on illustration board measuring 11.5" x 9"; the image area measures approximately 9" x 6.5". Great 2" - 4" full-figure images -- and what a pose on our Flying Ace! 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.
    Mark A.,
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