Lot #707
Victor Herbert

“The orchestra is rotten—but liquor flows freely”
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Estimate: $200+


“The orchestra is rotten—but liquor flows freely”

Three items: an AMQS on an off-white 5 x 3 card, with five bars of music and lyrics from his operetta 'Eileen,' dated January 1917 and reading, "'Tis a great day tonight for the Irish"; an ink signature, "Victor Herbert," on an off-white 3 x .75 slip clipped from the closing of a letter; and two handwritten lines "The orchestra is rotten-but liquor flows freely," on an irregular 8.5 x 1 slip, also clipped from a letter. In fine condition, with toning to all three pieces.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021

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