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    A Rudolph Valentino Handwritten Letter, Circa 1925. On one sheet of Hotel Plaza Athénée (Paris) notepaper, dated "Dimanche," penned in black fountain pen ink to "Madame" [the wife of Federico Beltran Masses], composed entirely in French, a friendly letter mentioning how the star was thinking of her and bought her a souvenir while he was in Paris, signed in the lower right corner "Rudolph Valentino" [the Americanized spelling of his name that he used as a Hollywood star]; from the Estate of Federico Beltran Masses, the noted Spanish painter who was close friends with Valentino, painted two portraits of the actor, and lived with him in Los Angeles for a period of time in 1925; consigned directly to Heritage Auctions by Beltran Masses' family. (Please note there is slight creasing and staining on the letter due to age.)
    7" x 10"


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    6th Saturday
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