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    An Ernest Borgnine Collection of Novelty Items, 1970s-2000s. Ten items including: 1) a miniature metal Viking ship from Borgnine's home that he shared with his first wife, Rhonda Kremins (please note it is in a state of disrepair now); 2) a faux sabertooth cat skull (made of plastic) that rests on its own black wooden oval base; 3) a movie clapper board reading in part "Ernest Borgnine / June 7, 1990;" 4) a ceramic cookie jar in the form of a clown head; 5) a battery-operated rubber fish with a plaque reading "Big Mouth Billy Bass;" 6) a small metal seagull affixed by a long wire to a rock; 7) a ceramic decanter/music box in the form of actor/singer Jimmy Durante (no alcohol remains); 7) a plastic model PT 73 boat; 8) a marble paperweight/award presented to the actor by the Wine Country Film Festival in 1999; and 10) a mini bagel painted to resemble Borgnine's face with text on the back reading "Hillhouse / Reunion / 1935-1975" [Borgnine's high school in New Haven, Connecticut; also included is a black and white image of Borgnine and Kremins where the Viking ship can be seen behind them.
    12" x 14" x 9" and smaller

    Included with a Letter of Provenance signed by Nancee Borgnine and Cris Borgnine, Ernest's children.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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