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    Clara Bow Autographed Photo (c. 1948). A very scarce photo of one of the biggest stars of the silent film era, Clara Bow, taken years after her retirement from show business. Shown in the photo are her husband, cowboy star Rex Bell, and their two sons, Rex Jr. and George. The photo is signed in blue pen as "Clara Bow Bell." There is no certificate of authentication, and to be honest, the autograph does not match earlier known signatures, but it's possible Clara's handwriting changed over the years (later signed examples are practically non-existent); either that, or the photo was signed by Rex or a secretary for Clara, who had been battling mental illness for many years. At any rate, it's a rare memento of a much-beloved early Hollywood star. In Very Good condition, with staining in the lower right corner.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    17th Sunday
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