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Lot 34: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of letters, personal accounts, 'The Haven' letters and other ephemera,

Fine Art, Antiques & Collectables

Platinum House

by Gorringes

December 5, 2012

Lewes, United Kingdom

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of letters, personal accounts, 'The Haven' letters and other ephemera, to include letters from Bert, Aza, Limited Agency, an interesting letter to her manager dated Dec. 29th 1937 listing monies for 20th century Fox films, Harold Fielding and Forties & Company Limited; also to include a pair of her tap shoes (Qty)

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain.


Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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