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    Lucille Ball's Backgammon Set in Leather Case. "I'm not very good at backgammon, but I love to play," said Lucille Ball, and here is her personal backgammon set -- complete with board, two sets of 15 checkers (red and white), two pair of dice, a doubling cube, and two black leather dice cups. This top-of-the-line Aries-produced set measures 21" x 27" and folds up into an attractive dark leather carrying case with handle. The lot includes a six-page color photocopy of an article from Architectural Digest (May, 1984), devoted to Lucy's new Manhattan apartment, and this article features a photo of the backgammon game set up in the apartment's living room. A deluxe item in every way, in Excellent condition. This lot will be accompanied by a letter of provenance from Susie Morton as the widow of Gary Morton, Ms. Ball's second husband. The lot is not offered by the estate of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    17th-19th Saturday-Monday
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