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    Carl Perkins Handwritten Letter with Pick Display. This sheet of white paper bears a note handwritten and signed by the Rockabilly legend in black ink. It reads in full: "Thanks for including me in your book. It's an honor to send you a couple of picks. As you can tell I've picked 'Suedes' with these picks. Thanks again, and good luck with your future. Your Friend/Carl Perkins/96". "Suedes" is an obvious reference to Perkins' biggest hit, "Blue Suede Shoes", and the date places the letter approximately less than two years prior to his death. the letter is matted along with a light blue guitar pick embossed with Perkins' name and a b&w 8" x 10" photo of the singer, to an overall size of 18" x 11". The letter is in Very Fine condition with mild creasing, wrinkling, and very light soiling. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.

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    February, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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