Nate D. Sanders Auctions: The Moe Howard and Norman Maurer Estate Auction, 63022, Los Angeles

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/30/2022 - 06/30/2022
Page Size: 191 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Fr. 122 $10 1901 Legal Tender PCGS Banknote Very Fine 20 & Fr. 975 $20 1914 Federal Reserve Note PCGS Very Fine 35 -- Plus Three Ungraded $2 Notes

1901Not AvailableUSD 1,186.00
2

Harry Houdini Boldly Signed Photograph of His Mother -- Signed on Verso, ''[Illegible] fall of 1908 / Regards / Houdini'' -- Measures 4'' x 5'' -- Writing on Bottom, Trimmed Corner & Crease; Very Good

1908Not AvailableUSD 2,106.00
4

Moe H. Horowitz (Howard) & Helen B. Schonburger Signed Ketubah (Jewish Marriage Certificate) for Their 1925 Brooklyn, New York Wedding -- Measures 12'' x 19'' -- Holes at Intersecting Folds; Very Good

1925Not AvailableUSD 21,889.00
7

Moe Howard Lot of 3 Handwritten Letters Signed ''Daddy'' and ''Daddy Dear'' to His Daughter Joan -- Circa 1930s, Charming Letters Have Cut-Outs & Envelopes Pasted-On -- Measure 5'' x 8'' -- Very Good

1930sNot AvailableUSD 1,078.00
8

Fun 8'' x 10'' Matte Finish Portrait of Moe Howard and His Children Pulling His Ear and Hair -- Crease to Corner, Overall Very Good

Not AvailableUSD 500.00
9

8'' x 10'' Matte Finish Portrait of Joan Howard Maurer Putting the Business to The Three Stooges -- Mounted to 9.5'' x 11.5'' Board -- Small Closed Tear and Light Creasing, Overall Very Good Condition

Not AvailableUSD 3,395.00
10

Moe Howard's Actors' Equity Association Card Circa 1939 -- Measures 4'' x 2.625'' -- Moderate Creasing & Wear to Edges, Else Very Good

1939Not AvailableUSD 2,106.00
12

Final Draft Script for the Three Stooges Short ''Matri-Phony'', Here Titled ''Stooge Comedy'' -- Runs 39pp. with Note on Cover ''Revised / Larry'' and Edits Within -- Tears to Covers, Else Very Good

Not AvailableUSD 1,436.00
13

2 Copies of ''Crime Does Not Pay'' (Lev Gleason, 1940s) -- 1 Copy of #29 from 1943 and 1 Copy of #69 from 1948 -- Light Soiling and Edgewear, with Cover of #29 Detached from Staples

1940sNot AvailableUSD 500.00
14

The Three Stooges Signed 1944 Columbia Pictures Employment Contract Rider -- Signed by Curly as ''Jerry Howard'', as Well as Moe Howard and Larry Fine -- Scarce

1944Not AvailableUSD 13,589.00
15

''Swing Parade'' Screenplay Dated 25 June 1945 -- Heavily Annotated & Signed Within by Moe Howard -- Runs 105pp. -- Minor Tears, Staining & One Brad Missing, Overall Very Good Condition

1945Not AvailableUSD 2,318.00
17

8 Copies of ''Boy Comics'' (Lev Gleason, 1946) -- 2 Copies of #26 (Pencil Writing to Covers); 2 of #28 (Cover Detached to 1); 2 of #29 (Stamp on Front Covers); 2 of #30 -- Light Wear to All

1946Not AvailableUSD 734.00
18

Curly Howard Signed Grant Deed as ''Jerome L. Horowitz'' -- Incredibly Scarce, Perhaps Only Extant Document Signed by Curly with His Full Birth Name

Not AvailableUSD 12,353.00
19

''Out West'' Screenplay Here Titled ''Stooge Comedy'' -- Final Draft Script Dated 27 June 1946 Has Handwritten Notation of ''Larry'' on Front Cover Crossed Out -- Runs 36pp. -- Very Good Condition

1946Not AvailableUSD 1,580.00
20

8 Copies of ''Boy Comics'' (Lev Gleason, 1946-47) -- 2 of #31 (Pencil to Front Covers); 2 of #32 (Pencil to Front Covers, 2'' Tear to 1); 2 of #35; 2 of #36 (Writing to Front Covers) -- All Light Wear

1946-47Not AvailableUSD 605.00
21

Norman Maurer ''Rexall Comics'' No. 1 Original Signed Cover Art Featuring Jimmy Durante -- Circa 1947 When Jimmy Durante Show Did Series with Rexall Drugs -- Board Measures 11'' x 15.5'' -- Very Good

1947Not AvailableUSD 7,283.00
22

8 Copies of ''Boy Comics'' (Lev Gleason, 1948) -- 2 Copies of #39; 2 of #40; 2 of #41; 2 of #42 -- Light to Moderate Wear, Heavy Abrasion to Front Cover of 1 Copy of #41

1948Not AvailableUSD 500.00
23

8 Copies of ''Boy Comics'' (Lev Gleason, 1948-49) -- 2 Copies of #43; 2 of #44; 2 of #45; 2 of #46 -- Light Wear, Writing in Pencil to Front Covers of 3

1948-49Not AvailableUSD 500.00
24

Norman Maurer ''Boy Comics'' #49 Original ''Crimebuster'' Artwork, Pages 12 and 21 (Lev Gleason, December 1949) -- Each Page Measures 14.5'' x 20.75'' -- Very Good Condition

1949Not AvailableUSD 808.00
25

8 Copies of ''Boy Comics'' (Lev Gleason, 1949) -- 2 Copies of #47; 2 of #48; 2 of #49; 2 of #50 -- Light Wear

1949Not AvailableUSD 605.00
26

35 Copies of ''The Three Stooges'' Comic Books, Including #1 (Jubilee, 1949)

1949Not AvailableUSD 2,318.00
27

8 Copies of ''Three Stooges'' #1 (St. John, 1949) -- Chipping & Edgewear, Label to Front Cover of 1 Copy, Paper Loss to Back Cover of 1 Copy

1949Not AvailableUSD 3,395.00
28

11 Copies of ''Three Stooges'' #2 (Jubilee, 1949) -- Light Wear

1949Not AvailableUSD 1,436.00
29

8 Copies of ''Three Stooges'' #2 (Jubilee, 1949) -- Light Wear, Stamp or Writing to Front Cover of 6

1949Not AvailableUSD 1,305.00
30

8 Copies of ''Three Stooges'' #2 (Jubilee, 1949) -- Light Wear, Stamp or Writing to Front Cover of 2

1949Not AvailableUSD 1,186.00
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