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    Sale 2470 | Lot 47
    Price Realized: $3,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2470 Lot 47

      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

      Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

      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.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,250