MEARS Auction #33, Ends December 30th, 2011, 9:00 CST w/15-Minute Rule
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/31/2011
The Yankee Clipper, Joe DiMaggio, plants a kiss on the cheek of his new bride, Marilyn Monroe. Measures 7" x 8". "Joe DiMaggio & Marilyn Monroe" handwritten on reverse with AP Wide World Photo & various date stamps. Boston Herald Archives Hologram. (M0499)
The original Boston Herald was founded in 1846 by a group of Boston printers jointly under the name of John A. French & Company. The paper was published as a single two-sided sheet, selling for one cent. This is an original photo, in many cases a Type 1 printed at the time of the event. File copies or type 2 photos are also found, and can be distinguished by the markings on the reverse.
(MEARS Auction LOA~SB)
1954 Joe DiMaggio Marilyn Monroe "Boston Herald Collection Archives" Original 7" x 8" Photo (BH Hologram/MEARS LOA)
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