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      Sale 2446 | Lot 4
      Estimate: $600 - $900
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      • Sale 2446 Lot 4

        "MY BLUE ALPACA DINNER JACKET IS THE SMARTEST THING EVER SEEN ON LAND OR SEA" COWARD, NOËL. Autograph Letter Signed, "Nöel," to "Darling Marlene," thanking for the present of a blue alpaca suit, announcing plans to visit Southern France with Binkie [Hugh Beaumont] to discuss his new play [Relative Values?], and sending his love. 2 pages, 8vo, personal stationery, written on recto and verso of a single sheet; horizontal folds. [London], 13 July 1951

        Estimate $600 - 900

        "I do not know where you are so I am sending this care of Maria to be forwarded.
        ". . . [M]y blue Alpaca dinner jacket suit is the smartest thing ever seen on land or sea & is one of the loveliest presents I have ever had--and you are a darling duck.
        "Life over here has been highly social but I am putting a stop to all that & am going off to the South of France to stay with Binkie & discuss my new play & various business things. . . ."
        Property of the family of Marlene Dietrich.

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