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    A John Wayne Signed Prop Rifle from "The Alamo." United Artists, 1960. Made of wood and metal, simulating an 1830s-era gun, signed in black felt tip ink on one side of the stock"Marlin / It's from / the Alamo / John Wayne / 1975," and on the other side "John Wayne," stock further stamped "Batjac" [Wayne's production company which made the film]; included is a short note, typed on personalized letterhead, dated "June 10, 1975," reading in part "Dear (Marlin) Rowe: / Mr. Wayne has asked that I let you know that he will be more than happy to autograph the rifle...," signed by Pat Stacy [Wayne's longtime secretary], included with its original transmittal envelope. (Please note this prop gun was purposely distressed for film use.)
    Rifle: 45" x 5" x 1/5"; Letter: 8" x 6"

    The current owner inherited this rifle from his father-in-law, Marlin Rowe, a contractor who did a number of projects for John Wayne at both his Batjac offices in Hollywood and his home in Newport Beach, California. Wayne signed and gifted this prop to Rowe as a thank you.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    30th 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!
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    Irvine, CA
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