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    James Swinnerton Little Jimmy Specialty Illustration Original Art (1907). James Swinnerton had an enormous output of work from his 98 year long lifetime. In 1904 he started what would become his most famous and long-running strip, Little Jimmy. It ran until 1937. This great specialty illustration was created in ink and watercolor over graphite on 6.5" x 8" paper from a sketchbook. It is signed twice and dated 1907 both times. Matted out to 12" x 16". Light toning and minor smudges put this in Very Good condition. From A Collection of Great Cartoonists and Illustrators.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    28th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 14
    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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