Description

    A Frank Sinatra Group of Mostly Never-Before-Seen Black and White Snapshots, Circa 1944. Approximately 70, mostly all original prints with a glossy finish (though some are reprints), in a few different sizes, mostly depicting the singer in candid shots in Los Angeles (though others are of him elsewhere or are staged images); many were actually taken by a then-young girl who was part of a devoted fan club called "Artanis" ["Sinatra" spelled backwards] -- a small group of Los Angeles-based Bobby Soxers who followed the singer around town when he was in Hollywood so often that Sinatra knew them all on a first name basis; some have the young girl's annotations penned on the verso, explaining where Sinatra was in the shot -- overall, a great collection of rare images either never seen or not seen in over 70 years -- and consigned directly by that "young girl" who is now in her 80s! (She also consigned the Sinatra scrapbook in the next lot.)
    6" x 3 1/2" and smaller


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2016
    20th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 232

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 June 10 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Just got the Stallone catalog and it is stunning! The best ever.
    Greg S.,
    Los Angeles, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,638,661