Skinner

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Auction 2546M

May 11, 2011 2:00PM

05-11-2011 05-12-2011

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Eighty-six Duke Ellington and Associates Victor/RCA/His Master's Voice 78 RPM   Records

Eighty-six Duke Ellington and Associates Victor/RCA/His Master's Voice 78 RPM Records

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1
Sold for:
$711$600

Eighty-six Duke Ellington and Associates Victor/RCA/His Master's Voice 78 RPM Records, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra 9456, 9252, 9196, two 20-1618, 27356, two 20-1748, 20-3291, two More ...

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Service Receipt and Twelve   Duke Ellington Publicity Portrait Photographs

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Service Receipt and Twelve Duke Ellington Publicity Portrait Photographs

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2
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$276$225

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Service Receipt and Twelve Duke Ellington Publicity Portrait Photographs, some photographs by Kriegsmann and Kauffman. More ...

Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Signed Songwriting Contract   for Esquire Swank

Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Signed Songwriting Contract for Esquire Swank

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3
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$398$325

Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Signed Songwriting Contract for Esquire Swank, September 25, 1945, on three typed pages, with signatures in ink on page three, including witnesses. More ...

Seventy Duke Ellington and Associates Columbia and Vocalion 78 RPM Records

Seventy Duke Ellington and Associates Columbia and Vocalion 78 RPM Records

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4
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$356$300

Seventy Duke Ellington and Associates Columbia and Vocalion 78 RPM Records, including Columbia Duke Ellington and his Orchestra 1297, 38295, 39712, 39670, 38363, 39496, 39545, 38464, 35955, and More ...

Group of Duke Ellington Concert Ephemera

Group of Duke Ellington Concert Ephemera

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5
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$184$150

Group of Duke Ellington Concert Ephemera, Duke Ellington's 1958 and 1961 Newport Jazz Festival performer badges, Al Celley's 1958 Newport Jazz Festival badge, three Capitol-Cardiff concert More ...

Set of Nine Steve Crouch Concert Photographs of Duke Ellington and Orchestra

Set of Nine Steve Crouch Concert Photographs of Duke Ellington and Orchestra

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6
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$184$150

Set of Nine Steve Crouch Concert Photographs of Duke Ellington and Orchestra, each stamped on reverse "Steve Crouch, Box 2085, Carmel, Ca., MA4-2030." More ...

Sixteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity Portrait Photographs

Sixteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity Portrait Photographs

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7
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$98$80

Sixteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity Portrait Photographs, including Louie Bellson, Harry Carney, and Johnny Hodges, including photographs by Kriegsmann. More ...

Thirty-four Duke Ellington and Associates Bluebird and Other 78 RPM Records

Thirty-four Duke Ellington and Associates Bluebird and Other 78 RPM Records

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8
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$296$250

Thirty-four Duke Ellington and Associates Bluebird and Other 78 RPM Records, various labels including Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra, Decca 01338, 323, and 800; Master three 123, and 137; More ...

Italian "Duke Ellington e la Sua Grande Orchestra Teatro Duse" Concert Poster

Italian "Duke Ellington e la Sua Grande Orchestra Teatro Duse" Concert Poster

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9
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$237$200

Italian "Duke Ellington e la Sua Grande Orchestra Teatro Duse" Concert Poster, c. 1950, 38 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. More ...

Collection of Unpublished Photographs of Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members   by Al Celley

Collection of Unpublished Photographs of Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members by Al Celley

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10
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$267$225

Collection of Unpublished Photographs of Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members by Al Celley, including a set of sixty-one 1950s European tour and trans-Atlantic shipboard, a set of eleven 1950s, nine More ...

Collection of Don Bronstein (1926-1928) Photographic Contact Sheets Depicting Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members in the Recording ...

Collection of Don Bronstein (1926-1928) Photographic Contact Sheets Depicting Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members in the Recording ...

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11
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$593$500

Collection of Don Bronstein (1926-1928) Photographic Contact Sheets Depicting Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members in the Recording Studio, believed to be unpublished, fifteen sheets with 213 More ...

Forty-nine Duke Ellington Brunswick 78 RPM Records

Forty-nine Duke Ellington Brunswick 78 RPM Records

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Forty-nine Duke Ellington Brunswick 78 RPM Records, Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra 8108, 8131, 8168, 8169, two 8174, two 8186, 8200, 7997, 8001, two 8004, two 8029, 8044, two 8063, 8093, More ...

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Service Receipt and Twelve Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Publicity Portrai...

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Service Receipt and Twelve Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Publicity Portrai...

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13
Sold for:
$148$125

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Service Receipt and Twelve Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Publicity Portrait Photographs, including photographs by Kriegsmann and Kauffman. More ...

Duke Ellington and Oscar Pettiford Signed Songwriting Contract for Tip Toe Topic, May 16, 1946, on four typed pages, with signatures...

Duke Ellington and Oscar Pettiford Signed Songwriting Contract for Tip Toe Topic, May 16, 1946, on four typed pages, with signatures...

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$521$425

Duke Ellington and Oscar Pettiford Signed Songwriting Contract for Tip Toe Topic, May 16, 1946, on four typed pages, with signatures in ink on page four, including witnesses. More ...

Wax Works of Duke Ellington   and Twelve Duke Ellington LP Records

Wax Works of Duke Ellington and Twelve Duke Ellington LP Records

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15
Sold for:
$95$80

Wax Works of Duke Ellington and Twelve Duke Ellington LP Records, the book compiled by Benny H Aasland, 1954, Sweden, for the Duke Ellington Jazz Society; records include Brunswick 10 in. 58012; More ...

Duke Ellington Autographed Collection of Parlophone 78 RPM Records

Duke Ellington Autographed Collection of Parlophone 78 RPM Records

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$119$100

Duke Ellington Autographed Collection of Parlophone 78 RPM Records, twenty-three including Duke Ellington and his Orchestra 1549, 1615, 2925, 1535, 2880, 2876, 3033, 3052, 3081, 2925, 2304, 2550, More ...

Fifteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Member Publicity Portrait Photographs

Fifteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Member Publicity Portrait Photographs

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$49$40

Fifteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Member Publicity Portrait Photographs, including Johnny Hodges, Louie Bellson, Harry Carney, as well as Erroll Garner, some photographs by Kriegsmann. More ...

Calvin Bailey (b. 1915), Charcoal on Paper Portrait of Duke Ellington

Calvin Bailey (b. 1915), Charcoal on Paper Portrait of Duke Ellington

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$356$300

Calvin Bailey (b. 1915), Charcoal on Paper Portrait of Duke Ellington, signed and dated "Cal Bailey, '49," l.r., unframed, sight size 14 x 11 in. Note: Bailey was a prominent fixture in the More ...

Duke Ellington's 1964 New York Musician Union Card and 1953 American Federation of   Musicians Local Book

Duke Ellington's 1964 New York Musician Union Card and 1953 American Federation of Musicians Local Book

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$245$200

Duke Ellington's 1964 New York Musician Union Card and 1953 American Federation of Musicians Local Book, with a related Union check. More ...

1957 U.S. Steel Hour A Drum is a Woman   Film with Duke Ellington   Autographed Script

1957 U.S. Steel Hour A Drum is a Woman Film with Duke Ellington Autographed Script

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$652$550

1957 U.S. Steel Hour A Drum is a Woman Film with Duke Ellington Autographed Script, 16mm, in two original CBS Television Film Services film cans, labeled "print 2." More ...

Six Duke Ellington Christmas Cards, a Wedding Invitation, and a Johnny Hodges Christmas Card.

Six Duke Ellington Christmas Cards, a Wedding Invitation, and a Johnny Hodges Christmas Card.

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$153$125

Six Duke Ellington Christmas Cards, a Wedding Invitation, and a Johnny Hodges Christmas Card. More ...

Fourteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity Portrait Photographs

Fourteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity Portrait Photographs

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$184$150

Fourteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity Portrait Photographs, including Johnny Hodges, Louie Bellson, as well as Erroll Garner, with some by Bruno and by Kriegsmann. More ...

Two Charles Delaney Pastel on Paper Works Related to Duke Ellington

Two Charles Delaney Pastel on Paper Works Related to Duke Ellington

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$207$175

Two Charles Delaney Pastel on Paper Works Related to Duke Ellington, a portrait, signed and dated "1939" l.r., and a portrait of the orchestra, unframed, sight size 15 x 10 and 12 x 18 in. More ...

Wax Works of Duke Ellington   and Twelve Duke Ellington LP Records

Wax Works of Duke Ellington and Twelve Duke Ellington LP Records

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24
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$107$90

Wax Works of Duke Ellington and Twelve Duke Ellington LP Records, the book compiled by Benny H. Aasland, 1954, Sweden, for the Duke Ellington Jazz Society; records include Brunswick 10 in. 58002; More ...

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Arabic Concert Poster

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Arabic Concert Poster

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25
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$245$200

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Arabic Concert Poster, c. 1960, 35 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. More ...

Duke Ellington and Lawrence Brown Signed Songwriting Contract   for Transblucency

Duke Ellington and Lawrence Brown Signed Songwriting Contract for Transblucency

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$337$275

Duke Ellington and Lawrence Brown Signed Songwriting Contract for Transblucency, March 6, 1946, on four typed pages with signatures in ink on page four, including witnesses. More ...

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Services Receipt and Fourteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity ...

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Services Receipt and Fourteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity ...

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27
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$123$100

1959 Duke Ellington Signed Hotel Frankfurter Hof Guest Services Receipt and Fourteen Duke Ellington and Orchestra Members Publicity Portrait Photographs, including photographs by Kriegsmann and More ...

One Duke Ellington Glass Transcription Master Disc "Pt. 6/Pt. 8, Symphony Hall   Concert, Boston," and Two Other Transcription Discs

One Duke Ellington Glass Transcription Master Disc "Pt. 6/Pt. 8, Symphony Hall Concert, Boston," and Two Other Transcription Discs

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$61$50

One Duke Ellington Glass Transcription Master Disc "Pt. 6/Pt. 8, Symphony Hall Concert, Boston," and Two Other Transcription Discs, one labeled "1946, Coca-Cola Show Spotlight Bands, Starring Harry More ...

Eleven Capitol Records Transcription Discs

Eleven Capitol Records Transcription Discs

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$237$200

Eleven Capitol Records Transcription Discs, 15 3/4 in. dia., X-25 Take The A Train, I'll Be Listening, and Aleutian Five; B-163 Crosstown, Passion Flower, and Everything Goes; B-164 Riff n Drill, More ...

Duke Ellington Handwritten Narrative for the Beige   Movement of Black

Duke Ellington Handwritten Narrative for the Beige Movement of Black

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$2,695$2,200

Duke Ellington Handwritten Narrative for the Beige Movement of Black, Brown, and Beige, three pages, in pencil, on the back of a typed script from Treasury Star Parade, along with a typed original More ...