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    Bing Crosby Stetson Hat with Book, "My Life with Bing" by Kathryn Crosby . Bing Crosby was once upon a time the most famous and recognizable star in the world, and this lot honors him with two personal items: his 3X Stetson Hat, with "Made by Stetson especially for Bing Crosby" engraved in the headband, and a copy of the book My Life With Bing, by his wife Kathryn Crosby, who has signed inside in blue ink, "To Betty With Gratitude and Best WIshes, Kathryn Crosby." The hat is like new, superbly crafted with the color Stetson trademark in the crown and "John B. Stetson Company 3X Beaver" engraved on the inside band. The hardbound 8.5" x 11" 351-page book (with many great photos) comes with its cover dust jacket with a color portrait of Bing on the front cover and a color shot of Kathryn on the back. Also included inside the book is a color snapshot of the consignor with Kathryn Crosby, taken in San Francisco April 20, 1985. There's a small tear at the top of the front cover, and a paper clip marking at the top of the first few pages - otherwise Excellent condition. The hat comes in the original Stetson box. This wonderful lot celebrates one of the most beloved entertainers of all time.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    26th-27th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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