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2 Twelve reel-to-real audio tapes of Lenny Bruce performances in San Francisco, Chicago, and elsewhere, 1962-1964 Bruce, Lenny (Audio Tapes) Vintage audio tapes of Lenny Bruce performances 1962-1964 $5,000 - $8,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $3,000
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3 Five of Lenny Bruce's bar tabs, 3 of them signed by Bruce (Bar Tabs) Lenny Bruce's bar tabs c.1962 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $510
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4 Six of Lenny Bruce's bar tabs, 5 of them signed by Bruce (Bar Tabs) Lenny Bruce's bar tabs Undated $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $228
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5 Three of Lenny Bruce's bar tabs, each signed by Bruce (Bar Tabs) Lenny Bruce's bar tabs c.1962 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $240
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6 Significant letter from Lenny Bruce to attorney Melvin Belli regarding both personal and legal matters Bruce, Lenny (Belli, Melvin) Lenny Bruce writes to Melvin Belli December 4, 1962 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $600
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7 Typed memo on Bruce’s personal letterhead to attorney Melvin Belli concerning trial strategies Bruce, Lenny (Belli, Melvin) Note from Lenny Bruce to lawyer Melvin Belli 1962 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,200
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8 Five pieces of correspondence between Bruce and attorney Melvin Bell concerning his Los Angeles trial for obscenity and possession of narcotics (Belli, Melvin) Melvin Belli & Lenny Bruce's 1962 L.A. trial 1962-1966 $1,500 - $2,500
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9 Letter from Lenny Bruce about appearing at the Berkeley Community Theater in 1965 Bruce, Lenny (Berkeley Community Theater) Lenny Bruce plans gig at Berkeley Community Theater 1965 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $510
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10 "Kennedy" - typescript (or transcript) of Bruce's performance on September 29, 1960 Bruce, Lenny Lenny Bruce's Kennedy routine during election campaign 1960 $2,000 - $3,000
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12 Typed transcripts of Bruce’s 1958 appearances at the Club 440 in North Beach, San Francisco Bruce, Lenny Transcripts for Lenny Bruce breakout performances, 1958 1958 $7,000 - $10,000
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14 Collection of approximately 1,500 business records from 1957 through 1965, the bulk of Bruce’s productive career - about sixty have Bruce’s holographic annotations or notes (Business records) Lenny Bruce's business records 1957-1965 $5,000 - $8,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $3,000
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15 Check signed as Lenny Bruce and Leonard A. Schneider Bruce, Lenny (Checks) Check signed by Lenny Bruce as Leonard A. Schneider December 20, 1962 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $390
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16 Check signed by Lenny Bruce that was cancelled due to insufficient funds Bruce, Lenny (Checks) Lenny Bruce check returned for insufficient funds June 25, 1962 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $720
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17 Letter from Robert G. McBride, business manager at City Lights Books in San Francisco, proposing reducing the price of Bruce's records for sale at City Lights, as they were not selling successfully McBride, Robert G. (City Lights Books) Lenny Bruce sells records at S.F.'s City Lights Oct. 21, 1964 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $420
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18 Signed contract between Lenny Bruce and the American Guild of Variety Artists [AGVA] for his national breakout at the Cloisters night club, Chicago, August 5, 1958 (Cloisters performance contract) Lenny Bruce's breakout at Chicago's Cloisters night club 1958 $800 - $1,200
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $480
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19 Early photocopies of three typed letters by Lenny Bruce, unsigned, but with significant content not available elsewhere Bruce, Lenny (Correspondence) Copies of Lenny Bruce letters with rare content c.1960's $300 - $500
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20 Letter to Lenny Bruce from Lynn Mendez, recounting her visit to Bruce when he was a patient at Cedars of Lebanon hospital in Los Angeles, and expressing her love for Bruce Mendez, Lynn (Correspondence) Love letter to Lenny Bruce April 25, 1965 $300 - $500
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21 Humorous letter to Lenny Bruce from a fan who caught Bruce’s act in Baltimore in February 1961 Meyers, J.E. (Correspondence) Letter to Lenny Bruce from a fan 11 Feb. 1961 $200 - $300
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22 Original business correspondence to Bruce concerning three significant engagements (Correspondence) Significant performances by Lenny Bruce 1958-1963 $300 - $500
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23 "The Libretto of Lennie the Libra" - handwritten birthday poem to Lenny Bruce "Sheila" (Correspondence) Birthday poem to Lenny Bruce No date $200 - $300
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24 Letter to Lenny Bruce (Leonardo Cardinal Bruce, a.k.a. Lord Byron), signed Todd "Todd" (Correspondence) Letter to Lenny Bruce c.1961 [c.1961] $200 - $300
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25 Rough draft of a letter from Lenny Bruce to private investigator Jack Dolan, about errors in a trial Bruce, Lenny (Dolan, Jack) Lenny Bruce writes about error in trial, 1964 April 1, 1964 $1,500 - $2,500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $1,320
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26 Letter from Lenny Bruce to investigator John Dolan, regarding possible improper reporting of record sales Bruce, Lenny (Dolan, John) Lenny Bruce tries to get out of record contract c.1962 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $570
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27 Receipt for purchase of a drum set by Lenny Bruce shortly after his divorce (Drums) Lenny Bruce buys a drum set c.1960 $400 - $600
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28 Printed invitation to the eulogy service held for Bruce by Phil Spector Productions (Eulogy) Eulogy service for Lenny Bruce 1966 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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29 Letter of agreement between Bruce and Don Friedman / J.Z.Z. Productions for three concerts in May, 1964 (Friedman, Don) Agreement for Lenny Bruce concerts in 1964 1964 $500 - $800
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30 Letter from Lenny Bruce to Seymour, referring to Judy Garland Bruce, Lenny (Garland, Judy) Judy Garland attends Lenny Bruce act in Chicago September 1958 $700 - $1,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $420
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31 Letter from Lenny Bruce to the two Los Angeles police officers who arrested him for narcotics in 1962 Bruce, Lenny (Heroin arrest) Lenny Bruce writes to heroin-bust cops c.1962 $800 - $1,200
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32 Letter from Lenny Bruce to his attorney Godfrey Isaac concerning trial strategy for two of his heroin busts Bruce, Lenny (Heroin trials) Lenny Bruce writes to his Heroin trial lawyer 1962 $2,000 - $3,000
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33 Collection of legal documents concerning Bruce’s 1963 Los Angeles drug conviction and his request to have the conviction set aside for juror misconduct (Heroin trials) Lenny Bruce's 1963 drug conviction 1964 $1,000 - $1,500
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34 Letter from Lenny Bruce to Isabella Frankau, a British expert in addiction, about the manufacture of heroin Bruce, Lenny (Heroin) Lenny Bruce describes manufacture of Heroin October 17, 1962 $1,000 - $1,500
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35 Photograph of Lenny Bruce at the "hungry i" night club in San Francisco, with Max Weiss (co-owner of Fantasy Records) who poses as Toulouse Lautrec ("hungry i" night club) Lenny Bruce & Max Weiss at "hungry i" 1957 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $180
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36 Irving Granz' Jazz á la Carte (wrapper title) (Jazz) Lenny Bruce at Jazz ala Carte, 1960 1960 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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37 Draft letter from Lenny Bruce to President Lyndon Johnson regarding U.S. Senate legislation to regulate amphetamines and other diet pills Bruce, Lenny (Johnson, Lyndon B.) Letter from Lenny Bruce to LBJ about amphetamines. March 6, 1965 $3,000 - $5,000
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38 Note from Lenny Bruce to his companion and room-mate John Judnick asking him to send writer Albert Goldman a copy of his album 'Lenny Bruce is Out Again' Bruce, Lenny (Judnick, John) Lenny Bruce letter to his roommate No date $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $720
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39 Ten pages of holographic notes in Lenny Bruce’s hand concerning unidentified legal matters Bruce, Lenny (Legal) Notes by Lenny Bruce about various legal matters Undated $500 - $800
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40 Correspondence between Lenny Bruce and London theatrical agent Nick Louard regarding setting up a London engagement (Louard, Nick) Lenny Bruce to play London 1962 $1,000 - $1,500
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41 Letter from Sally Marr, Lenny Bruce's mother, to Lenny Marr, Sally Letter to Lenny Bruce from his mother July 2, [1964] $300 - $500
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42 Counter check, written and signed by Bruce to his mother Sally Marr, for repayment of loan for legal bills Bruce, Lenny (Marr. Sally) Lenny Bruce repays mother for legal expenses February 17, 1965 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $570
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43 Lenny Bruce’s stage microphone: Shure Unidyne Model 55S, Ser. No. 5331 [Mfd. July 1953] with floor stand by Atlas Sound, Brooklyn (Microphone) Lenny Bruce's stage microphone 1953 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $3,600
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44 Philadelphia Trial Transcript (Narcotics trial - Philadelphia) Lenny Bruce busted in Philadelphia 1961 $1,000 - $1,500
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45 File of approximately eighty vintage news clippings regarding Lenny Bruce performances, reviews, legal problems, etc. (Newspaper clippings) Newslippings covering Lenny Bruce's career c.1960-1966 $200 - $300
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46 Collection of 15 night club booking offers and receipts, one initialed by Bruce in ink (Night Clubs) Lenny Bruce's night club bookings Various dates $200 - $300
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47 Notice from Lenny Bruce’s bail bond agency informing him of a December 1964 sentencing date for his NY obscenity conviction and advising that nonappearance will forfeit his bond (Obscenity trial bail bond) Bail bond for Lenny Bruce obscenity conviction Dec. 11, 1964 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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48 Binder of manuscript notes by Lenny Bruce, apparently made while conducting legal research for his 1964 New York obscenity trial Bruce, Lenny (Obscenity trials) Lenny Bruce's notes for obscenity trial [1964] $1,000 - $1,500
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49 Letter from Lenny Bruce to Trial Judge John Murtagh, substituting himself as counsel in order to submit new evidence against the advice of his attorney Bruce, Lenny (Obscenity trials) Lenny Bruce pleas to defend self at obscenity trial September 10, 1964 $500 - $800
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50 Collection of legal documents concerning Bruce’s appeal of his 1963 Los Angeles obscenity conviction (Obscenity trials) Lenny Bruce appeals 1963 obscenity conviction 1964 $300 - $500
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51 Lenny Bruce’s copies of legal documents related to his 1964 New York trial for obscenity - Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village. (Obscenity trials) Lenny Bruce busted for obscenity in Greenwich Village 1964 $2,000 - $3,000
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52 Printed reply brief for Bruce’s appeal of his 1963 conviction in Chicago - the Gate of Horn obscenity trial (Obscenity trials) Lenny Bruce appeals obscenity conviction 1963 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $204
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53 Three typed memoranda from Lenny Bruce or his secretary Jan Matthews regarding Bruce’s December 1962 trial in Los Angeles (Obscenity trials) Memos for Lenny Bruce's LA obscenity trial 1962 1962 $500 - $800
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54 Note on Olympia Press letterhead to Lenny Bruce, with notations and an ink doodle by Bruce (Olympia Press) Lenny Bruce doodle on note from Olympia Press 1962 $300 - $500
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55 Penal Law with all Amendments to the Close of the 1950 Regular Session of the Legislature (Penal Law, New York - Lenny Bruce's copy) Lenny Bruce's copy of New York penal law 1951 $500 - $800
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56 Photograph of the marque of the Strand Theatre in New York City, likely 1949, announcing Lenny Bruce in performance (Photographs) Lenny Bruce at the Strand Theatre 1948 [c.1949] $200 - $300
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57 Photomontage of Lenny Bruce used for the cover of the Aug 16, 1968 issue of Zero (Photographs) Photomontage of Lenny Bruce 1968 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $180
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58 Seven candid black & white family photographs of or by Lenny Bruce and his daughter Kitty (Photographs) Family photos of Lenny Bruce & daughter 1940's-'50's $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $240
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59 Three original photographs, two of which were reproduced in Lenny Bruce's self-published booklet Stamp Help Out (Photographs) Lenny Bruce in Italy c.1944, likely printed later $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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60 Three vintage publicity stills of Lenny Bruce (Photographs) Publicity stills of Lenny Bruce Undated, but circa 1957-1958. $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $240
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61 Two photographs of Lenny Bruce with Sammy Davis Jr., one also with musician Eric Miller (Photographs) Lenny Bruce & Sammy Davis Jr. No date $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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62 Printed police report of Bruce’s arrest for obscenity, Los Angeles, 3-12-64 - four copies (Police report) Lenny Bruce arrested for Obscenity in Los Angeles 1964 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $216
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63 Bill Graham Presents In Concert Lenny Bruce and...the Mothers - original Fillmore West poster for Lenny Bruce's last performances, June 24-5 1966 Wilson, Wes (Posters) Lenny Bruce's last concert - at the Fillmore 1966 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $420
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64 Letter from Lenny Bruce to his partner/manager Frankie Ray [Perilli], relating that another comic accused Bruce of stealing his act Bruce, Lenny (Ray, Frank) Lenny Bruce steals another comedian's act - Not! [c.1961] $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $570
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65 "Sabnorsky’s Son-in-law" - photocopy typescript, plus draft scripts and treatments for “future projects” being developed by Frank Ray Bruce, Lenny & Ray, Frank (Ray, Frank) Lenny Bruce collaborates with comedian Frank Ray No dates $500 - $800
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66 Large brown mailing envelope from Lenny Bruce in Puerto Rico, addressed to Frank Ray, c/o Sally Marr in Los Angeles (Ray, Frank) Lenny Bruce's Puerto Rico vacation June 1961 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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67 The Realist - 8 issues, all but one with articles by or about Lenny Bruce Krassner, Paul, editor (Realist) Lenny Bruce in The Realist 1960-1966 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $144
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68 Lenny Bruce: Recording Submitted as Evidence in the San Francisco Obscenity Trial in March, 1962 (Record) Vinyl recording of Lenny Bruce's obscenity trial evidence [1964] $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $132
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69 Collection of two-dozen+ typed and handwritten orders to Bruce for his 1962 album “Confessions of a Dirty-Talking Dope Fiend" (Records - album orders) Orders for “Confessions of a Dirty-Talking Dope Fiend" Various dates $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $120
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70 Correspondence between Lenny Bruce and Alan Ribback, owner of the Gate of Horn night club in Chicago Bruce, Lenny & Alan Ribback (Ribback, Alan) Lenny Bruce plans to do Chicago 1962 $400 - $600
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71 Printed handbill for rock concert in Monterey with manuscript notes by Lenny Bruce on the back (Rock Concert Handbill) Lenny Bruce's copy of early rock concert handbill 1966 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $420
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72 Set of 8 lobby cards and the Exhibitor’s Campaign Book for Bruce’s 1954 20th Century Fox film “The Rocket Man” (Rocket Man) Lobby cards for Lenny Bruce's Rocket Man 1954 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $300
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73 Three items signed by Lenny Bruce Bruce, Lenny (Signed items) Three items signed by Lenny Bruce 1962 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $570
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74 Binder of business records and correspondence from Bruce to Jack Sobel, Jan-March 1962 Bruce, Lenny (Sobel, Jack) Lenny Bruce writes to his agent Jack Sobel 1962 $3,000 - $5,000
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75 Letter from Lenny Bruce to agent Jack Sobel regarding financial arrangements for his daughter Bruce, Lenny (Sobel, Jack) Lenny Bruce plans daughter's financial security May 4, 1962 $300 - $500
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76 Letter from Lenny Bruce to his agent Jack Sobel asking him to work out better financial arrangements for a return engagement in London Bruce, Lenny (Sobel, Jack) Lenny Bruce negotiates appearance in London November, 1962 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $600
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77 Telegram from Lenny Bruce to Jack Sobel, about business matters, calling Hugh Hefner a mentally ill compulsive liar Bruce, Lenny (Sobel, Jack) Lenny Bruce calls Hugh Hefner mentally ill liar July 25 [c.1961-2] $700 - $1,000
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78 Letter from Lenny Bruce's agent Jack Sobel, to Bruce, regarding money problems and business disputes Sobel, Jack Jack Sobel opines on Lenny Bruce's financial problems July 22, 1962 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $180
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79 Stamp Help Out Bruce, Lenny (Stamp Help Out) Lenny Bruce's first book, Stamp Help Out 1962 $700 - $1,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $420
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80 Buffalo horn, Italian switch-blade knife used by Bruce in his 1953 film debut “Dance Hall Racket” (Switch-blade knife used in "Dance Hall Racket" Switch-blade from Lenny Bruce's film debut Undated $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $300
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109 WITHDRAWN - Screenplay for Charles Bukowski's Post Office Carpenter, Don (Bukowski, Charles) WITHDRAWN - Screenplay for Charles Bukowski's Post Office [c. 1977] $400 - $600
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117 Concert ticket and press release from Bob Dylan's first Bay Area performance, Berkeley Community Theater 1964 (Dylan, Bob) Ticket & press release from Dylan's SF Bay debut 1964 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $330
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187 Radical Software (Television) Radical Software, issues 1 &3, plus The Tv Environment c.1970 $700 - $1,000
Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium): $420
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