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Lot #854
Man Mountain Dean

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Estimate: $200+
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Description

Professional wrestler and movie star (1891-1953) of the early 1900s who participated altogether in 6,783 professional bouts. Three items: a vintage color 8.5 x 16 promotional flyer for Man Mountain Dean, "Georgia's World Famous Wrestler, Movie Actor, Radio & Television Star," signed and inscribed in black ballpoint, "To Joyce & Ken Browne, with best wishes, from Man Mountain Dean"; and a pair of ALSs, both one page, personal 'portrait' letterhead, dated February 25th and March 3rd 1952, with the latter reading, in part: "I usually do not carry on correspondence with folks. But as you two nice people have taken the time to write this old has been I have looked up a photo you might be interested in." In overall very good condition, with creasing and edge chips to the letters, and edge tears and dampstaining to the top of the promotional flyer.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #576 - Ended February 05, 2020