Description

    Stan Laurel Signed Letter to Roach Studios. Laurel and Hardy's stint with Hal Roach Studios in the 1930s resulted in what is widely considered to be the duo's best work; it also saw regular clashes between Laurel (the brains behind the operation) and studio head Roach, in terms of both artistic and business differences. This one-page typed letter on Laurel's personal stationery highlights one such incident. Dated March 18, 1935, it reads: "Dear Sirs: Answering yours of the fourteenth instant. I, at no time agreed the contract be terminated forthwith. Your statement, you have not been able to secure my cooperation is pure fabrication and subterfuse [sic]. I am still under contract with you, and I am prepared to continue under contract to expiration date." The letter is signed by Laurel and is in Very Fine condition with mailing creases and some wear along the edges. It is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, as well as a certified mail receipt dated March 14, 1935 and signed on the reverse by Laurel in pencil; both in Very Fine condition. Accompanied by a COA from PSA/DNA.

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

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,014

    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

    Again I say thank you and I have recommended your company to several people.
    Roberta Thornhill,
    Clyde, NY
    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 $1,642,278