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    Casablanca wicker café chair from "Rick's Café Américain". (Warner Bros., 1942) Vintage original prop chair seen in "Rick's Café Américain" in the great American WWII romance Casablanca. Armless 35 x 15 x 15 in. chair constructed of bent bamboo, woven black and red wicker backrest, red painted wooden seat, decorative woven wicker ornaments. The bottom is stamped in black ink with "Made in Belgium," and handwritten in black grease pencil reads "BS 7397" and scratched out, "A 501-763". One of a number of distinctive set pieces throughout the film in scenes with Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid, Conrad Veidt and others. With portions of the supporting leg cross bars and top backrest repaired with brown gaffer's tape. In overall, vintage good to very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    29th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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    Sold on Sep 29, 2015 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
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