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    Boris Karloff Owned and Worn Necktie with Signed Letter from Evelyn Karloff. This fine necktie was purchased at Lewin and Sons by Boris Karloff after he and his wife, Evelyn, moved back to London during the 1950s. It is one of only two such garments known to exist. It was a gift from Evelyn to Karloff biographer Scott Allen Nollen, mailed to him from London in 1981. (Therefore, the tie has only had two owners.) Accompanying the tie are two pieces of exceptional provenance: a letter from Evelyn that mentions the gift of the tie, handwritten and signed by her in blue ink, and the original envelope in which the tie and letter were mailed. The tie is in Excellent condition, and the letter and envelope are in Very Fine condition. From the personal wardrobe of Boris Karloff and the private collection of authorized biographer Scott Allen Nollen.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
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