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    A Mae West Collection of Bank Books and Signed Checks, 1920s-1930s. Seven small leather bank registers (in four different shades), four from California Bank, three from Security First National Bank of Los Angeles, most with the star's name penned in fountain pen ink in the interior pages, all with handwritten entries of deposits the star made from 1933 to 1938, each booklet showing how wealthy West was at the height of the Great Depression as she was making weekly deposits ranging from $5,000 to $30,000; also included are four counter checks the star signed in blue fountain pen ink while in Chicago in May 1929 plus one receipt related to West from around the same time; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from John West, Mae's nephew. (Please note checks are somewhat creased and dirtied due to age.)
    3" x 6" and smaller


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    June, 2016
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