Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 47

Price Realized: $ 3,250
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
PHILCO RADIO HALL OF FAME: TOP STARS OF THE 1940S (ENTERTAINERS.) Over 200 signatures written on 5 large sheets with gilt calligraphic headings, the performer register for the Philco Radio Hall of Fame. Each sheet, 22x17 inches; moderate to marked marginal discoloration from matting, moderate creases to 3 sheets, closed edge tear to one sheet affecting DiMaggio and Bill Robinson signatures (without loss); matted and framed. Np, circa 1945

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Groucho Marx Abbott and Costello Frank Sinatra Orson Welles Al Jolson Bill "Bojangles" Robinson George and Gracie Burns Joe DiMaggio Carmen Miranda Roy Rogers Bing Crosby Judy Garland Amos 'n' Andy The Andrews Sisters Jimmy Durante Irving Berlin Hedy Lamarr Milton Berle Ray Bolger Gene Kelly Kate Smith Bob Hope Ingrid Bergman Billy Wilder Olsen and Johnson Henny Youngman Les Paul Red Skelton Sophie Tucker Mary Martin Lionel Barrymore Ethel Barrymore Paul Whiteman Eddie Cantor Victor Borge Perry Como Mel Blanc Burgess Meredith Agnes Moorehead others.
Complete list available upon request.
Philco, a manufacturer of batteries, radios, and televisions, sponsored a popular variety show for radio, which was broadcast Sunday afternoons between 1943 and 1946: the Radio Hall of Fame.