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    A Group of Notes on Letterhead from Ciro's and The Brown Derby, 1959-1960. Three total, all short notes to Mike Connolly, a journalist from 'The Hollywood Reporter;' the first typed on Ciro's letterhead [the famous 1940s-1950s-era Sunset Strip nightclub], dated "January 22, 1959," signed in pencil in the lower right by "Herman," [D. Hoover, an evident employee of Ciro's]; the second also typed on Ciro's letterhead, dated "March 20, 1960," from same person; the third typed on Brown Derby letterhead, dated "February 11, 1960," signed in blue ballpoint ink in the lower right side by "Bob" [Robert H. Cobb, legendary inventor of the Cobb Salad] -- all great vintage stationery from these bygone Hollywood eateries. (Please note all letters are yellowed and somewhat tattered around the margins due to age.)
    11" x 8 1/2"

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    December, 2014
    6th Saturday
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