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    Robert Crumb Ray Spool Art Original Art (c. 1960s). Anyone who has seen Terry Zwigoff's award-winning 1995 documentary film, Crumb, will remember the opening scene in Robert's studio, showing dozens of hand-decorated old-time wooden spools, each featuring a human face. This charming example is called Ray, and it features a rather stern faced red-haired man wearing a pink and red check shirt. The spool stands approximately 2" tall and 1.5" at its widest points, and is in Excellent condition. Very cool!

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    5th-6th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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