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    Bruce Lee Handwritten Letter Signed "Bruce" Written to Bob Baker Relating the Forward Motion of a Bicycle and How It Relates to Life. Written by Lee to friend, confidante, and fellow Fist of Fury actor Robert "Bob" Baker, one-page (8.25" x 11"; 210 mm x 279 mm) on printed "Jeet Kune Do" personal letterhead stationery featuring gold and red yin and yang symbol and black Chinese characters indicating "Using no way as way" and "Having no limitation as limitation" representing Lee's personal hybrid philosophy on martial arts. Accompanied by original (9" x 4"; 229 mm x 102 mm) transmittal envelope, postmarked from Los Angeles, CA., 14 May 1971, written in Lee's hand, Mr. Bob Baker / 28625 Rochelle Ave. / Hayward, Cal. 94544. Expected folds with minor stains, fading and handling.

    In one of Lee's notable poems, he compares forward momentum to riding a bicycle. Lee writes in part: "The bicycle has fallen many a time. The falling, the rising, the falling & rising. Cursing! Desperate! Sad, but cursing! For I know a bike is designed for moving forward." This seems as much a letter of encouragement for Baker as an affirmation for Lee.

    Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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