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    Ernie Kovacs' Screen-Worn Suit. A creature of habit -- Nairobi Trio is a fine example of his penchant for repetition -- Ernie donned this tasteful suit on many occasions. Two images of Ernie looking quite dapper in the ensemble accompany the lot, including an iconic image of Kovacs and Adams with a "knife in the back" theme. He was, after all, the master of visual TV trickery. Without a hole, we present this suit, custom made by L.R. Ermilio & Co, with a tailor's label reading "Ernie Kovacs 10/7/52". The two-button suit, in a brown and rust wool glen plaid, has two pairs of cuffed pants; the original has a 44" waist and 32" inseam, and the second pair (added to the suit April 21, 1953) has a 38" waist and 33" inseam. As the waist measurements illustrate, Kovacs' weight fluctuated drastically -- nothing in moderation for Ernie. In Fine condition with mild damage to lining of sleeves. Accompanied by a hardcover copy of Edie Adams' autobiography, Sing a Pretty Song. From the Ernie Kovacs/Edie Adams Estate Archive.

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    June, 2009
    5th-6th Friday-Saturday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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