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    Edgar Church Co-Eds Preliminary Original Art (Ideal Art Service, c. 1920s). Design master Church's involvement with social-service groups in Denver (his home-base city) led to the creation of numerous program books and membership guides. This lovely conceptual drawing appears to have originated as a cover or title page for a listing of affiliated groups. (Church also is the guy responsible for the famous Mile High Collection of comic books.) Graphite on paper with an image area of 6" x 9". The letterhead of an advertising agency appears on reverse. There is light toning and creasing, and pinholes. Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    1st Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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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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