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    Sissy Spacek Life Mask. This plaster lifecast of Sissy Spacek was made by taking a mold of the Oscar-winner's face using alginate (a fragile but very accurate casting material made from seaweed). Because of the fragile nature of the original first-generation alginate mold, typically only one casting can be created before the mold disintegrates. This first generation casting represent a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a cast produced directly from the mold taken off the actor's actual face. (Duplicate castings were often made by making a new second-generation silicon mold off the first generation cast.) Date unknown, in Excellent condition. From the Burman Studio Collection.

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    July, 2010
    17th Saturday
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