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    Sharon Tate Signed Note and Bird Figure, 1950. The envelope is postmarked Tacoma, Washington, April 24, 1950, and Sharon Tate was only seven years old. An adult has obviously written the words on the envelope, addressed to Mrs. Grace Tate (Sharon's grandmother) in Houston, but Sharon has created the 2.5" x 3.5" brown paper card, coloring a yellow bell and red-and-green holly on the cover, drawing a star inside, and writing in ink, "I am send [sic] you this wist [sic] to wish you a happy New to [sic]." She closes, "To Nanny from Sharon." One presumes Sharon belatedly sent this card to her "Nanny" for Easter (which, in 1950, fell on April 9), but the child mixed in Christmas and New Year sentiments too. Also enclosed is a little clump of green Easter basket grass and a tiny 1.5" green-and-white felt bird figure. "Nanny" cherished this heartwarming note and gift from her beloved granddaughter, and the items survive in Excellent condition. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.

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    November, 2010
    12th-14th Friday-Sunday
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