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    Signed Piano Top From NBC Radio. Consigned by NBC's former Director of Creative Services, this autographed piano top came from a small upright piano from NBC Radio's Green Room, where it had been since the late '20s. It's adorned with hundreds of signatures from well-known -- and not-so-well-known -- celebrities, some of which were lost when an overzealous cleaning crew got a little too efficient. (Among the casualties were Babe Ruth, Cardinal Hayes, Ed Wynn. Ed Sullivan, and Jerome Kern.) The top was salvaged when the piano was about to be done away with during a spell of corporate turnover. The solid walnut top measures 40" x 14", and among the numerous autographs adorning it are those of Walter Winchell, Red Skelton, Archduke Franz Josef, David Sarnoff, Rudy Vallee, Ty Cobb, Billie Burke, Mary Pickford, James Montgomery Flagg, Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, Walter Johnson, Amos & Andy, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rudolph Bing, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Ring Lardner, and many, many more. A great piece of entertainment history, with a great story behind it. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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