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    A Jim Henson Set of Toothbrushes and Handwritten Notes, 1987. A red toothbrush by Oral B and a lime green one also by Oral B (with an image of Kermit the Frog on it); together with two notes; the first handwritten in blue felt-tip ink on Henson Associates, Inc. notepaper reading in part "Mark, / I'm sending / two - the one I've / just been using is the Kermit toothbrush.../Best wishes / Jim;" the second handwritten in blue felt-tip ink on personalized notepaper reading in part "Dear Mark - / Here's a toothbrush / of mine...Frogs - do not have / teeth - only toothbrushes / Kermit the frog;" donated by the puppeteer to artist Mark Schilder who used Henson's (and Kermit's) toothbrushes in his painting titled "Seven Days of Frowning," a work that received much media attention back in 1987 since he incorporated countless celebrity toothbrushes that had been donated to him into the actual work; also included is the original transmittal envelope with a Henson Associates, Inc. return label and a postmark reading "Aug 25 '87."
    Notes: 8" x 5"; Toothbrushes: 6"

    Years later, Schilder decided to dismantle his work but salvaged the celebrity toothbrushes from it; because of this, there is glue residue on Henson's and Kermit's toothbrushes.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2013
    10th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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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. ,
    Irvine, CA
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