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    A Clark Gable Signed 'Death Claim' Insurance Form for Carole Lombard, 1942. A standard printed form from 'The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company' of Philadelphia, PA, dated "27th day of January 1942," filled out in two different hands (neither is Gable's) in blue fountain pen ink listing all the details of Lombard's sad death "near Las Vegas, Nevada (in an) / airplane in which she was riding crashed / into cliff on mountain side," further noting Gable's settlement of "$25,000" and "$50,000," a huge sum in 1942 but one that Gable probably didn't care about at the time he was signing this document in blue fountain pen ink -- just eleven days after his beloved wife died. (Please note the left side margin is somewhat wrinkled and the overall form is slightly yellowed due to age.)
    11" x 8 1/2"

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    December, 2012
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