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Lot #1148
Ben Turpin

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Popular silent-era screen comedian (1869–1940) whose most distinctive feature was his crossed eyes, which were reportedly insured against uncrossing by Lloyd’s of London. Uncommon personal check, 8.5 x 3.25, filled out and signed by Turpin, payable to Sunset Canyon Country Club for $8.10, November 7, 1921. Usual punch cancellations and bank stamps, otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #335 - Ended July 16, 2008