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    Mad Publisher William Gaines' Office Curtain Swatch (circa 1966). For the Mad collector who thinks he has it all -- brother, have we got something for you! Here's a 7" x 7" swatch of curtain material from Bill Gaines' office! Gaines had the windows of his office at 485 Madison Avenue dry-walled over, so the fabric colors are as fresh as then day EC moved into the building, in 1966. A color photo of Bill in his office is included, along with a letter of provenance from his widow, Annie Gaines. This little scrap of fabric was privy to all of Gaines' private conversations and negotiations all through the years -- if only it could talk!

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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