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      Sale 2440 | Lot 237
      Price Realized: $12,500With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2440 Lot 237

        "Here comes the big Polar Bear stalking across the snow!" Original 4-panel "Peanuts" comic strip featuring Charlie Brown and Snoopy, published February 9, 1957, with United Feature Syndicate, Inc. copyright pastedown in fourth panel. Pen and ink on thick paper. 178x730 mm; 7x28 3/4 inches. Signed "Schulz" and dated "2-9" in fourth panel, with two additional penciled dates in lower margin; inscribed "For Mrs. Charles Young with kindest regards - Charles M. Schulz" in ballpoint pen in upper third panel. Horizontal crease where folded, two yellowed tape ghosts on verso. Accompanied by original mailing envelope bearing Schulz's Sebastopol, California address.

        Estimate $6,000 - 9,000

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $12,500