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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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    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!
    Atul J. ,
    Irvine, CA
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