Description

    Basil Rathbone Autograph Letter Signed "Basil & Ouida" to Clifton Webb, one page, plain stationery, 6.75" x 10", New York, January 9, 1963. It begins: "Dear Cliffy. We heard you were in hospital in Houston Texas. How could you desert the Great State of California for the Greater State of Texas!..." He goes on to talk about their long friendship, the NY newspaper strike, Mabel's passing, and he asks Clifton to get in touch with them. Also in this lot are two 10" x 8" B&W photos showing the Rathbones, David Niven, Mabelle Webb and others at a dinner party. All three items are in excellent condition. A portion of the letter's original mailing envelope is included. With COA from PSA/DNA.

    View all of [The Clifton Webb Archive ]

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Small Flat (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,045

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was all very much appreciated and an ongoing testament of how good Heritage Auctions are.
    Vanessa H.,
    Brackley, United Kingdom
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,640,153