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    Greta Garbo excessively rare signed oversize photograph and correspondence. (1929) Vintage original gelatin silver 9.7 x 12.9 in. double-weight glossy photograph by Ruth Harriet Louise tipped to backing board and signed in lower right, "Greta Garbo". Dated in lower left border, "3-23-29". Retaining photographer's embossed blindstamp in lower right border. Exceedingly rare as Garbo was known to have publicly signed one photograph during her film career. This photograph was the property of Garbo's friend and confidant Robert Reud. During Garbo's contract disputes with MGM, Reud sent her a fan letter offering to marry her to help her gain United States citizenship. Included is an archive of correspondence dating from the 1930s-1940s consisting of (50+) pieces from Reud to Garbo and (7) telegrams, attributed from Garbo. Includes a 3 x 3.5 in. paparazzi photo of Dietrich and Reud at a NYC restaurant from a shoot published in Life Magazine 1938. Exhibiting sensitive expert restoration to creases and emulsion breaks in the image. Now presents as vintage very good to fine condition.

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    June, 2017
    26th Monday
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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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