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    Irving Klaw - Bettie Page Photos Banned by US Government Group of 10 (c. 1950s). The Nylon-clad Nymph of Naughty... that all-American gal, Bettie Page, Queen of the Pin-ups, is featured on these 10 photos that are a stunning blast-from-the-past... and they were almost lost to history! They are first-generation 4" x 5" black and white prints from the original negatives. The negatives were part of famed pin-up photographer Irving Klaw's classic "Movie Star News" photo archives. Irving Klaw's sister Paula Klaw, saved many negatives when Irving volunteered to destroy his work to appease the Courts. Each bears an individually numbered certificate sticker from the Movie Star News. They are in such Excellent condition, they look brand spanking new!

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    May, 2017
    7th Sunday
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