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    A Collection of Rocks and Minerals, 1950s-1970s. Over 100 pieces; found, bought, and/or collected by Wayne for most of his adult life; a varied and colorful assortment including rocks, minerals, crystals, copper, marble, coral, and other organic materials; a few specimens have typed labels indicating where the piece was from; included is a 1970 book titled "Prospecting for Gemstones and Minerals" with a photocopied letter folded inside written by Wayne -- dated "June 6, 1967," it reads in part "...I am sorry to say that at this time I have / no interest in acquiring additional rocks / as I already have more than I have room / for..." (Please note some of these pieces are fragile and chipped and have sustained damage over the years.)
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    The Personal Property of John Wayne DVD
    In this behind-the-scenes documentary, Ethan and Patrick Wayne share their memories of growing up with a Hollywood legend, and reveal why the time is right for the auction of the personal property of their movie-star father. Includes an exclusive look at the one-of-a-kind items from Wayne's extraordinary life. A must-have collector's DVD for all Wayne fans. DVD sales benefit the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. Order your copy of this remarkable DVD for just $19.95 today.
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