Hake’s Auction Features Rare Disneyana From The Maurice Sendak Collection Prized Political memorabilia, original comic art and 50-year-old original cover art from Action Comics’ JFK/Clark Kent issue an extraordinary rarity, could reach $50,000-$75,000
brings together two counterculture geniuses: the king of underground comic art, Robert Crumb; and the original Mother of Invention, Zappa. Signed and dated “R. Crumb ’91,” the framed 5.25 by 7.5 inch depiction of Zappa was a gift to legendary concert promoter John Scher, who owned The Ritz rock club in New York. Accompanied by a COA from Scher, the R. Crumb art is estimated at $2,000-$5,000.
Sci-fi fans will want to tune in on Lot 2745, an original-release one-sheet movie poster for the 1951 20th Century Fox classic The Day the Earth Stood Still. Among the most sought after movie posters of its genre, its pre-sale estimate is set at $5,000-$10,000.
Hake’s Americana Auction #210 is chock-full of rare and beautifully preserved examples of the most desired pop culture memorabilia. The auction is now open for bidding by phone, mail or online at www.hakes.com. To request a free printed catalog or for information on any item in the sale, call toll-free: (866) 404-9800 or (717) 434-1600. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saalheimer & Strauss Mickey Mouse ‘Smile Please!’ tin mechanical bank, German, circa 1930-1936. The Maurice Sendak Collection. Estimate $20,000-$35,000. Hake’s image.
Distler Mickey Mouse Organ Grinder tinplate wind-up toy with dancing Minnie figure, original graphic box, German, circa 1930. The Maurice Sendak Collection. Estimate $10,000-$20,000. Hake’s image.