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    Fred Astaire Signed Letter (1961). Featured is a one page, typed and signed letter from actor-dancer Fred Astaire to "Playboy" magazine editorial director A. C. Spectorsky, dated December 22, 1961, along with a carbon response from Spectorsky. Astaire expresses his amazement that "Playboy" used a picture of him holding a glass of champagne in his hand without his consent. After explaining how he had declined having his picture in the magazine three times, he adds: "Perhaps you can understand now why I am amazed at the use of me with a glass of champagne in my hand 'Toasting the New Year.' Obviously there is no harm done but I just want to point out to you that I really do not happen to like champagne." With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
    Atul J. ,
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