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    A Collection of Ephemera Related to "Gunsmoke." CBS Television, 1955-1975. Nine 'cast and crew' gifts given to Eliot Bliss, an executive who worked on the long-running series starring James Arness, including: 1) a pewter mug engraved on the front "Gunsmoke / 1971 / Kitty" [Amanda Blake] and on the bottom "English pewter / Raimonal / Made in England;' 2) an identical mug but with the year "1972;" 3) an identical mug but with the year "1973" (two dents on the front); 4) a porcelain coffee mug with a handpainted image of the town reading "20th Anniversary" on the front and "Best Wishes from Jim" [James Arness] on the back (one chip appears on the rim); 5) a Lucite block paperweight reading "The 15th Year / E. Bliss;" 6) a brass belt buckle from 1972 with the "Gunsmoke" logo on front and engraving on the back reading "Wyler Foundry and Harness Works / Eliot;" 7) a brass luggage tag from 1973 with the same engravings as the belt buckle; 8) an identical brass luggage tag also from 1973; and 9) a wooden plaque reading in part "Gunsmoke congratulates Eliot Bliss for...the...20th season." Also included is a brass belt buckle with the Mary Tyler Moore cat logo on front and "1974 Seasons Greetings" engraved on the back.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    14th Friday
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