Lot 42 of 202:
Lenny Bruce repays mother for legal expenses  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$570
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Counter check, written and signed by Bruce to his mother Sally Marr, for repayment of loan for legal bills

Bruce, Lenny

San Francisco


February 17, 1965


Printed check for $800, filled out in ink, from the North Beach Branch of the Bank of America, endorsed by Sally Marr on the back.

With note by Bruce at top left of the check, "to my mother for repayment of loan for legal bills. "

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Very good condition.

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