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    Lucille Ball's Portable Backgammon Set. A long-time backgammon enthusiast, Lucy played the game almost obsessively and had sets displayed throughout her home. This vintage backgammon set by Lowe was one of the several that she used. The 20" x 12.75" carrying case features a faux alligator skin pattern, and opens to reveal a backgammon board of cork and a complete set of game pieces, including dice from the Stork Club and faux alligator dice cups that disassemble for easy storage. It is in Very Fine condition with some wear and areas of soiling and a rip to the outer cover of the case. 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 Saturday
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