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    Louis Armstrong/W.C. Handy Pair of Bust Statues by Paul Wegner (1989/92). Two incredible statues bearing the likenesses of two of the most important figures in the history of Jazz and Blues: Louis Armstrong and W.C. Handy! Each is depicted with their signature instrument - the trumpet. The base of the Armstrong bust is etched with the numbers "165/250," and the base of the Handy sculpture bears his nickname, "Father of the Blues," with the numbers "93/175" etched into the back. Each cast in bronze, coated in glossy paint. Measurements - Armstrong: 25" x 15" x 7"/ Handy: 21" x 18" x 18". Both in Fine condition. From the David Gest Memorabilia Archive.

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    June, 2017
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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