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    Hugh Hefner Signed Letter to Altovise Davis. A typed letter on personal stationery from Hugh Hefner to Sammy Davis Jr.'s wife, Altovise Gore, dated May 14, 1990. It reads: "All my thoughts and prayers are with you and Sammy at this time. No one has brought the world more joy in the last half century than Sammy. I know, because I was there. 'Mr. Wonderful' is what he was and will always be" and is signed "Love, Hef" in black ink. Davis was suffering from throat cancer at the time, and died just two days after this letter was written. In Excellent condition. From the Sammy Davis Jr. Estate. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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