Description

    A Mae West Collection of Black and White Pet Photographs, 1930s - 1960s. Approximately 20, all original prints, with either a matte or glossy finish, depicting images of various animals the star either owned or had some association with including her monkey "Boogie," a tiny bug-eyed Chihuahua, a Dachshund (wearing a rhinestone necklace!), and "Rin Tin Tin" (whose trainer inscribed the photograph in 1937); many of these photographs are duplicates or similar (but not exact) images from the same photo sessions; also included are a number of miscellaneous West family photographs of the star's father, mother, and others -- all of them seeming to be 1950s-1960s-era reprints of the originals (which would have been from the turn-of-the-century); overall, a random assortment that West deemed important enough to save; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from John West, Mae's nephew.
    Mostly: 14" x 11"


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    24th-25th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 261

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 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 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Just received the catalog. Incredible! Never seen such a catalog and have been collecting since 1974. Congratulations!
    Philipp K.,
    Marina Del Ray, 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 $1,628,766