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Cole Porter Signed Book Red Hot and Blue

Signed book: Red Hot and Blue. Limited first edition of 300 copies (this being No. 15). NY: Random House, 1936. Hardcover, 9.25 x 12.25. Signed on the colophon in black ink. Book is presented in a custom-clamshell case. Autographic condition: fine, with a bit of trivial edge toning to signed page. Book condition: VG-/None, in NF custom blue-cloth covered case with red leather title-piece on front. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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Posted by on October 10, 2014 in Cole Porter


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RR Auctions Cole Porter Waistcoat From The Famed Haberdasher Knize

RR Auctions Cole PorterOne of Cole Porter’s personally owned and worn waistcoats. Gray checked vest, made by Knize of New York, bears two rows of three buttons in the front and a label sewn into the waist, with Porter’s name typed onto it and dated May 18, 1954. In fine condition. At this time, Porter was in between two hit shows, Can-Can and Silk Stockings, which ran for a combined 1369 shows. Provenance: Sotheby’s, December 2011. RR Auction COA.

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Posted by on February 11, 2013 in Cole Porter


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