Monday, November 24, 2014

The past, for sale

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For sale: a letter of transit, used only once. Also a piano, restored. And many other pieces of film history. The New York Times has an article about a Bonham’s auction.


November 25: The Times article now has auction results. The letter of transit sold for $118,750; Sam’s piano, for $3,413,000.

comments: 3

The Crow said...

When I read the card, my first thought was "Why do I know that name?"

Then found, a little farther down: Casablanca.

Ah, yes!

Now, to read the article.

Zhoen said...

...we'll always have Paris.

Michael Leddy said...

No winning bids necessary. : )