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    Edgar Church World Transfer Co. Decorative Advertisement Original Art (Church Studio, 1933). William Hughes' hauling outfit, of Butte, Montana, found a world-class promotional image in Church's masterful cartoon design. Not to mention, two great slogans for the price of only one. Church had an edge over many other such designers, in that he was crazy about comics and Art Deco and often used the funnypapers' visual grammar to jazz up his adverts. (Church is revered among comics enthusiasts as the developer of the legendary Mile High Collection.) Ink over graphite on off-white Bristol board. Image area, 6" x 9.5". Light toning. Excellent condition.

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    January, 2019
    20th Sunday
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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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