“GASOLINE ALLEY” CARTOONIST DICK MOORES LOT OF 11 LETTERS AND EIGHT CARDS.
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Thursday, March 19, 2015 1:00:00 PM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Thursday, March 19, 2015 1:00:00 PM)
Auction #214 - Part II
Item numbers 1008 through 2793 in auction 214
Letter sizes range from 5x8” to 8.5x11”. Dates range from 1972 to 1982, though several are undated. Seven are on “Gasoline Alley” character stationery. Most prominent is letter w/lead & color pencil original art of Uncle Walt smoking pipe saying "Merry Christmas To All The Schechters!” signed “From The Moores Dick & Gretchen ‘82”. Cards include Christmas cards for 1969, 1970, 1984, 1985; three smaller calendar cards for 1981; and Moores Family thank you for condolence card. A few minor creases here and there, otherwise VF/Exc. Dick Moores (1909-1986) was an assistant to Chester Gould on “Dick Tracy” in the 1930s, leaving to do his own strip “Jim Hardy." He worked at Disney for 14 years w/credits including “Uncle Remus” and “Scamp”, leaving to assist Frank King on “Gasoline Alley” in 1956. He eventually became the main “Gasoline Alley” artist. An extensive instant collection w/nice images. From the Schechter Family Collection.
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