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    Lenny Bruce Signed Check. A personal check post-dated March 9, 1993, and written to actress Kaye Ballard for the amount of $25 million (seriously) and signed by the legendary comedian. Ballard and Bruce worked together at a club called The Hungry I in the '50s, and Bruce called her his best audience -- and decided that as such he should pay her with this check. Bruce later wrote a parody of the song "Autumn Leaves" that was recorded by Ballard, for which he received 14-cent residual check. "He said 'I'm never going to deposit this check'," recalls Ballard. " 'I want to f-- up their books!' " The check is in Excellent condition and without the usual bank cancellation marks or holes (for obvious reasons). Included is a handwritten letter of authenticity from Ballard. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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