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    Crime/Romance Book Cover Original Art (c. 1960s). A man, a woman -- and a gun. Those are the elements designed to catch the eye of a casual browser at a paperback rack, and we must say, it does the job! This painted cover illustration has an image area of 12" x 16.5", and is matted and framed with glass for an overall size of 18.5" x 32". There's a bit of paint flaking in the white area directly behind the man's head and shoulders; otherwise Excellent condition. The frame has a large piece of wood missing along the upper right corner.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2014
    16th-23rd Sunday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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.
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