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    Vaughn Bode - Original Art for Deadbone Erotica, "BB Nov 461" (Cavalier Magazine, 1972). One of the pioneers of the underground comics movement, Vaughn Bode had a lyrical yet twisted style that still entertains today, three decades after its original publication. Considered by many to be the Mozart of the underground cartoon front, Bode's talents manifested at an early age, burned brightly for several decades, and were suddenly snuffed out at the too-young age of 34, "in a mystic experiment gone wrong." Fortunately for those of us left behind, Bode left behind a prolific body of work, superbly represented in the piece offered here. Measuring approximately 19" x 24.5", with an image area of approximately 14" x 19", the piece is in excellent condition and is signed by the artist in the lower left.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2002
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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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