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    Radar Patrol vs. Spy King Group (Republic, 1949). From Kirk Alyn's personal collection comes this group of items from Radar Patrol vs. Spy King, Kirk's fifth serial. Included is an original campaign book (in Good condition with some minor tape repairs); five lobby cards, including a full color Chapter 1 title card (Good condition) and two copies of scene card #4, plus a purple-tone title card and scene card for Chapter 4; an original 10" x 8" still; and a photo reproduction in black and white of a Chapter 3 card, signed by Kirk Alyn. Items range from Very Good to Excellent except as noted. From the Kirk Alyn Archives Collection.

    Provenance:
    Our consignor Clark Pickard's partner Ken Thompson had become friends with Kirk Alyn through Thompson's business. Thompson had been in the antique and collectibles business for several years and was visited by Kirk on occasion, in turn visiting Alyn in his home in The Woodlands, TX on numerous occasions, often assisting Alyn with various chores. Alyn had virtually all his numerous posters, pictures, awards, etc. on display in his home. The piece of "kryptonite" consigned to our Music & Entertainment Signature Auction in July, 2012 was on display in a lighted glass case on the fireplace mantel. Alyn seldom threw anything away that involved his career.
    When Alyn passed away in 1999, his companion was the sole benefactor of the estate, and called Ken Thompson one day to help her pack all of Alyn's items to store them in boxes in the couple's garage. Subsequently she decided to move back to Los Angeles, offering Kirk Alyn's memorabilia to Thompson.
    Ken Thompson passed away a little over a year ago of a heart attack, and now Clark Pickard owns the Kirk Alyn estate and has consigned many items from the estate to Heritage Auctions.



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    Auction Dates
    July, 2012
    24th Tuesday
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